A recent report from the National Academy of Sciences tackles the problem of treatments for opioid use disorder.
This report explains both the value of the evidence-based treatments and the barriers people frequently encounter in accessing those treatments.
A news article about the report puts it into the current context of the opioid crisis.
To learn more, check out the April Opioid Articles of the Month!
Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder. (2019). Medications for opioid use disorder save lives. National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine.
Reed, T. (2019, March 21). National academies: denying access to medications to treat opioid addiction is denying appropriate medical treatment. FierceHealthcare.