Stories tagged: buprenorphine
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018
A program launching Monday at the Spokane County Jail aims to prevent inmates from dying of opioid withdrawal.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017
Spokane County has eliminated two of the biggest barriers for people seeking treatment for heroin and opiate addiction.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
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 …
Wed., July 6, 2016
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 …
Thu., May 26, 2016
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 …
Mon., April 25, 2016
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 …