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Top 10 Primer Points for President-elect Trump on Addiction Treatment

President-elect Trump takes office in the midst of a devastating opioid epidemic. As he begins to grapple with the causes and solutions of this growing national tragedy, Odyssey House President Dr. Peter Provet offers ten fundamental points to anchor his efforts. 1: Treatment works. But there isn’t enough of…

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‘The Drumbeat of Bad News’ on the Opioid Toll

In today’s edition of The New York Times, Odyssey House President Dr. Peter Provet comments on “New Mothers Derailed by Drugs Find Support in New Hampshire Home” (News, Dec. 12), on the devastating toll the opioid epidemic is inflicting on families. The drumbeat of bad news on the toll the…

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The ER department fighting the US opioid crisis

By Thomas Urbain AFP Opioid abuse has turned into a public health crisis in America, blamed for the deaths of tens of thousands of people. But one hospital is determined to reverse the epidemic. Since January, St Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, which boasts the largest emergency room in New…

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