TITLE

A complex response to an epidemic

AUTHOR(S)
SEPPALA, MARVIN D.
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Addiction Professional;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on an epidemic of opioid drug abuse which is being seen in the U.S. and discusses the challenges that addition professionals face when attempting to effectively treat opioid addition. A discussion of an opioid addiction treatment initiative which was implemented at the substance abuse treatment center Hazelden and includes adjunctive medication assisted treatment, group therapy and a twelve step based program, is presented.
ACCESSION #
93453657

 

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