buprenorphine

The End of the X-Waiver Is a Chance to Advance Health Equity

On January 12, the federal government announced an important change to drug policy that should enable greatly expanded access to…

January 27, 2023

Lack of Person-Centered Research Impedes Rural Access to OUD Meds

Across the United States, people face many barriers to accessing medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD). This is often particularly…

January 9, 2023

Methadone Clinics’ Conference Felt Like Being Behind Enemy Lines

Attending the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) conference, held in Baltimore this month, felt like being…

November 23, 2022

Buprenorphine Access: Telehealth Revolution Faces Uncertain Future

This summer, a young woman was revived by paramedics after an overdose at her home in Upstate New York. She…

October 25, 2022

Momentum Builds to Broaden Access to Methadone and Buprenorphine

Momentum is building for legislation to broaden access to buprenorphine and methadone, the lifesaving medications for opioid use disorder. Its…

July 15, 2022

We Emergency Doctors Must Get Better at Offering Buprenorphine

An emergency department provider is a jack of all trades. The ED is open 24/7, and we’re equally as prepared…

July 12, 2022

NY Activists Rally to Defend SCS, Decriminalize Buprenorphine

On April 7, activists rallied across New York state to demand that politicians take straightforward steps toward ending the overdose…

April 8, 2022

Orthopedic Surgeons Fail in Legal Bid to Justify OUD Discrimination

A group of doctors defended themselves in a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the US Attorney’s Office for the District…

May 24, 2021

Initiative Aims to Increase Methadone, Bupe Access in Pennsylvania Jails

Jerome Maynor, 71-year-old Black man with opioid use disorder (OUD), was prescribed methadone. His medication was working for him and…

May 10, 2021

Buprenorphine X-Waiver Burden Eased Under New Federal Rules

Amid the growing opioid-involved overdose crisis, the Department of Health and Human Services released new guidelines that could save thousands…

April 29, 2021