There's a Gold-Standard Treatment for Opioid Addiction. What Keeps Treatment Centers From Using It?
A quest through California to find which addiction and recovery centers aren't using medication-assisted treatment—our country's best bet for beating the opioid crisis.
Will the DEA's Plan to Get Rural Americans Better Access to Addiction Treatment Work?
The DEA's rule change allows other health-care professionals aside from just doctors to prescribe buprenorphine, an effective—but potentially addictive—treatment.
The FDA Just Approved a New Injection for Treating Opioid Addiction. Will Drug Courts Actually Let Defendants Take It?
The new treatment may help overcome some courts' lingering—and dangerous—aversion to medication-assisted treatment.
FDA Approves Monthly Injection to Treat Opioid Addiction
Buprenorphine has long been considered a gold-standard treatment for addiction to prescription painkillers or heroin.