Jackson's Heroin Problem Persists, Fueled by Prescription Drug Abuse

Jackson's heroin problem persists, fueled by prescription drug abuse
It means treatment needs to be reinstated, adjusted or changed. It does not mean treatment has failed. Relapse rates for drug addiction are similar to those for other chronic medical illnesses, such as diabetes, hypertension and asthma, which also have …
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Addiction treatment hubs save money, state says
Treating opiate addiction through the state's new regional center model will save money, according to a state analysis. But there is no study to show whether the system is more effective, officials said Thursday. Meanwhile, treatment providers at some …
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