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Ontario expands use of Suboxone to battle growing opioid crisis

Ontario expands use of Suboxone to battle growing opioid crisis

The new measures include expanded access to the addiction treatment … North America that we need to come to grips with,” Hoskins told reporters.
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Ontario makes safer treatment drug widely available under strategy to battle ‘growing opioid crisis’

“And that is the increasing number of people who are becoming addicted to prescription opioids.” Fentanyl deaths in Canada have been characterized …
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An Innovative Use of Case Conference to Teach Future Educators in Addiction Psychiatry.

Objective An innovative course was developed for fellows enrolled in the Yale School of Medicine Addiction Psychiatry program to educate them in key principles of adult learning, apply these principles in a case conference presentation, and to improve skills in providing and receiving feedback. Methods An initial training module on educational skills was followed by individual mentorship to prepa
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‘Snack Crack:’ Our Children’s Addiction to Sugar

A number of years ago, I took part in a video shoot in New York City with students living in an at-risk community. Before the filming began, I was talking to the kids, and I asked them what they had for breakfast. They replied, “snack crack.” I said, “Huh?” They responded, “Snack crack, you know … the adults get high by smoking crack, and we get our rush from eating and drin
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Heroin Epidemic Is Yielding to a Deadlier Cousin: Fentanyl

Cheaper and far more potent, the synthetic painkiller is becoming the drug of choice for some addicts — and is killing them more quickly. (Source: NYT Health)
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