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UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:53 p.m.

New program to treat opioid withdrawal could prevent deaths at Spokane County Jail, officials say

A program launching Monday at the Spokane County Jail aims to prevent inmates from dying of opioid withdrawal.


With opioid deaths on the rise, Spokane County expands methadone treatment program

Spokane County has eliminated two of the biggest barriers for people seeking treatment for heroin and opiate addiction.


Suboxone use in the ER rare, but could help opiate addicts begin long-term treatment

A doctor at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center launched a study this summer to give opiate addicts Suboxone before they left the hospital ER. The approach has been shown in …


More opioid abusers now can get medication help

More Americans will now have access to a drug that could help treat their opioid addiction, Sylvia Burwell, U.S. secretary of health and human services, announced Tuesday, even as she …


First drug-oozing implant to control addiction gets FDA approval

Federal health officials have approved an innovative new option for Americans addicted to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a …


Heroin epidemic: Implant is new weapon to fight addiction

A new weapon to fight heroin and painkiller addiction could be on the way – an implant that goes in a recovering addict’s arm to deliver a drug that quells …