Pregnant women involved in the criminal justice system are disproportionately not receiving medications for opioid use disorder, as compared to their peers, according to a Vanderbilt-led study published today in PLOS Medicine.
Middle Tennessee companies and organizations are deploying unique solutions and programming to address addiction in the community.
Physicians and other healthcare professionals from around the state gathered in Nashville last month for education and updates on the opioid crisis and other pressing issues at the second annual TriMED Healthcare Education Summit.
Tennessee Department of Health data show 1,776 Tennesseans died from drug overdoses in 2017, the highest annual number of such deaths since reporting began with prescription opioids leading the way.
Need far outstrips capacity when it comes to treating substance abuse disorders. American Addiction Centers CMO Dr. Lawrence Weinstein discusses barriers to care and possible solutions.
Alternative Payment Model Aims to Combine Payment for Medical and Psychosocial Support Services
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