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Prisons to Expand MAT, Treatment Access

While access to Medicated-Assisted Treatment (MAT) varies at private treatment centers, The Bureau of Prisons has begun to offer it at prisons across the United States. A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) outlines seven ways steps for the BOP to take so they can organize their treatment for addicted inhttps://www.americanaddictionfoundation.com/getting-help/medication-assisted-treatment-mat/mates to make the

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Buprenorphine Possession Decriminalized in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, the District Attorney’s Office has announced they will no longer prosecute people who possess buprenorphine, also known as Suboxone, illegitimately. What is Suboxone? Used as a drug that prevents withdrawal and overdoses, Buprenorphine is a drug used as Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT). People with an opioid use disorder often take the drug, overseen by

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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,

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