addiction treatment

Vermont Expands Addiction Treatment, But Can’t Keep Up With Demand

Vermont has responded to the state’s opiate addiction problem by expanding treatment, but many people are still waiting to receive help, according to NPR. In January 2014, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin’s entire State of the State Message was devoted to drug addiction. He said the state was suffering from a…

No Rush for Addiction Treatment Services in Wake of Healthcare Reform: Oregon Study

Despite predictions that healthcare reform would greatly increase the number of people seeking drug and alcohol treatment, a new study conducted in Oregon suggests so far, no big changes are occurring in that state. “We’re not seeing any upticks in the number of people with drug or alcohol diagnoses, or…