Figuring out how to cover the cost of addiction treatment for yourself or a loved one can be overwhelming, . That’s why we’ve put together 6 key points all consumers need to know about paying for substance use disorder treatment.
Last month, a powerful special report, “Heroin USA,” produced by Soledad O’Brien, aired on Al Jazeera. Recently Phoenix House caught up with O’Brien and asked her to reflect on “Heroin USA” and what she’d like viewers to take away from the special.
Phoenix House recently spoke with Benjamin Nordstrom, M.D., Ph.D., its new d Medical Director for Program Development, about misunderstandings about addiction treatment, how it’s changed, and what people considering treatment need to know.
Judy Rummler, president of the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation, is chairing the FED UP! Rally on October 3 in Washington, D.C. Here, Rummler discusses the goals of the rally, what FED UP! has accomplished so far, and how people can help the cause.
Since 2014, 32 states have passed laws to equip first responders with naloxone. In some states, family members and others can learn to administer the opioid antidote and be supplied with a kit. But we must do more to stem today’s opioid epidemic.