Featured News: Text Messaging Program Could Increase Adherence to Buprenorphine Treatment
Researchers are testing whether a text messaging system can increase patient adherence to buprenorphine treatment for opioid addiction.
Heroin and other opioids are ravaging communities across America. Deaths from heroin increased 328% between 2010 and 2015, and drug deaths from fentanyl and other synthetic opioids are now seeing a sharp rise as well. More Americans die from drug overdoses than in car crashes, and this increasing trend is driven by Rx painkillers.