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Select Kansas Jails Offering MAT

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), considered the “gold standard” for opioid use disorder treatment by the FDA, is still limited in its availability. In Sedgewick County, the Wichita Jail recently described the erecting of a treatment center within the jail as a no-brainer. They join Crawford County, another Kansas jail, in allowing addiction treatment in their facility.

2022-02-17T01:07:50+00:00Tags: , , , , , |
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Alcohol Addiction and MAT

There is approved and studied medication available for alcohol use disorder. However, these medications are rarely used, especially in the United States. Why is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) so underused in the US?   What the Research Shows on MAT and Alcohol Research shows that few people can access Medication-Assisted Treatment in Federal guidelines recommend using

2021-06-26T01:13:29+00:00Tags: , , , , , |
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Treatment and MAT During a Pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, vital services that address addiction recovery have been thrown into upheaval. Many people who were in treatment may have dropped out at the beginning of the coronavirus crisis. Some treatment centers shuttered. And people in need of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder found themselves without access to their medication.

2020-07-14T21:03:34+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |
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ER Doctors Still Avoid Prescribing Sublocade to OD Victims

Medication-Assisted Treatment, also known as MAT, is considered the golden standard in treatment for opioid addiction. The federal government has encouraged the use of MAT, including Suboxone, Sublocade, and Methadone, in people with opioid use disorder (OUD). Yet studies show that doctors who work in the Emergency Room are reluctant to supply people with OUD

2020-05-21T16:43:39+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |
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Cincinnati Jail Offers MAT for Inmates with Opioid Addictions

Many people who live life in recovery talk about the alternatives to staying sober; jails, institutions, or death. In Cincinnati, a new spark of hope and resources within the prison itself are setting out to change these options. Medication-assisted treatment for addicted inmates creates hope inside of jail and can help inmates when they leave,

2019-06-20T15:55:34+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |
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Federal Agencies Have Been Raiding Suboxone-Prescribing Doctors

In Virginia, Suboxone clinics run by Dr. Frank Hyatt and Dr. Jianyi Zhang were raided by federal agencies in 2018, and both doctors have told the media they don’t know the reason why. The raids included warrants allowing the police to take computers and patient charts, which have since been returned. Frank Hyatt has prescribed

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