New Treatment Delivery Methods of Medication for Opioid Addiction Show Promise

Photo: Courtesy Petros Levounis

One of the greatest challenges doctors have is keeping patients on their medicine regimen when they feel healthy, says Petros Levounis.

Every day, 91 Americans die from an opioid overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nationwide, physicians and legislators are ramping up efforts to stem the escalating heroin and prescription opioid addiction crisis. Gov. Chris Christie recently signed a bill requiring insurance companies to cover up to six months of inpatient and …read more

Source: Rutgers Today

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