Involuntary treatment for substance use disorder: A misguided response to the opioid crisis
Jan 24, 2018 By
A proposed expansion of the existing laws in Massachusetts, section 35, that allow involuntary commitment of a person with substance use disorder may be motivated by genuine concern, but available data suggest this approach is less effective than voluntary ...
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Working through workplace stigma: Coming back after an addiction
Jan 15, 2018 By
For many people, the most significant challenge when returning to the workplace after treatment for a substance use disorder is overcoming the doubts that coworkers may have about working with an addict. But doubt may weigh just as heavily ...
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Comparing medications to treat opioid use disorder
Jan 8, 2018 By
While there are two medications used to treat opioid use disorder that can be prescribed on an outpatient basis, a study comparing them found interesting differences in treatment results.
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