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Young people with opioid addiction not getting proper treatment

Young People with Opioid Addiction Not Getting Proper Treatment

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) The vast majority of young people struggling with addiction to opioids are not receiving medications that have been recommended to...
A pint of beer stands on a bar in a pub in Liverpool northern England

Few Heavy Drinkers Get Drugs to Help Curb Alcohol Use

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Less than one in 10 people with alcohol use disorders get prescribed medications that help people drink less and avoid...
Methadone programs for ex-criminals tied to fewer premature deaths

Methadone Programs for Ex-Criminals Tied to Fewer Premature Deaths

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Opioid addicts with criminal histories may be less likely to die of overdoses or other causes during periods when they're...
A sign marks the entrance to the Neonatal Therapeutic Unit at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia

U.S. Budget Deal Grants $1.5 Billion for Drug-Affected Babies, Families

By Duff Wilson and John Shiffman WASHINGTON (Reuters)  A U.S. budget deal adopted by Congress on Friday includes what advocates call a landmark compromise to provide...