Opioid Addiction

Women and Addiction

Nov 23, 2020 at 10:45 am by Staff

Study Finds Expectant Moms Struggle to Access Treatment Women are struggling to access addiction treatment, and expectant moms are having an even tougher time receiving care..... Read More

State of Recovery

Nov 23, 2020 at 10:31 am by Staff

Tennessee Addresses Prevention, Treatment amid Growing Concerns More than 400,000 Tennesseans suffer from substance abuse disorders. That's a number the Tennessee Department o.... Read More

Prescription for Success

Nov 18, 2020 at 03:31 pm by Staff

Med Law Advisory Partners Training Providers in Smarter Prescribing Practices Evolving opioid prescription guidelines, coupled with a nationwide overdose epidemic, have creat.... Read More

Fighting Fire with Fire

Sep 09, 2019 at 04:31 pm by Staff

Corizon MAT Pilot in Philadelphia Takes on Opioid Addiction The opioid epidemic crosses all demographic and geographic boundaries, but one common thread is intensity of use.... Read More

The War Against Opioids in Pain Management

Oct 05, 2018 at 04:35 pm by Staff

Nashville Specialists Offer Insight, Alternatives to Curb Abuse The governor's TN Together plan, which went into effect this past July, impacts both the dosage and duration of.... Read More

Physician Spotlight: TennCare CMO Victor Wu

Jun 07, 2018 at 04:26 pm by Staff

Coming Home to Care for the Most Vulnerable Sometimes, you can come home again. Such was the case for TennCare's Chief Medical Officer Victor Wu, MD, MPH, an East Tennessee na.... Read More

Bipartisan Group of Senate Health Committee Members Introduce Bill to Spur Development of New Non-Addictive Painkiller

Feb 16, 2018 at 12:02 am by Staff

WASHINGTON, February 8 -- Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and HELP committee members Todd Young (R-Ind.), a.... Read More

Cooper Sponsors Bill to Repeal Law Blamed for Restricting DEA Opioid Enforcement

Oct 26, 2017 at 12:02 am by Staff

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2017 - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05), joined by U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins (WV-03), U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02) and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-13), today i.... Read More

Innovative Meharry Program Helps Mothers with Opioid Addiction

Sep 11, 2017 at 02:16 pm by Staff

One of the major issues across our nation is the increasing abuse of opiates. In fact, the White House commission examining the nation's opioid crisis recently recommended tha.... Read More

The New Face of Opioid Addiction

Sep 11, 2017 at 02:16 pm by Staff

Specialists Address Disturbing Trends, Skyrocketing Death Rates More than 2.5 million Americans suffer from opioid use disorder, which contributed to more than 33,000 overdos.... Read More