Private and group therapy sessions are now happening over Zoom. Clinicians in rural areas are connecting with clients over the phone. Even AA took 12-step programs online. For many, it's working well.
We’re dealing with a pandemic, but remember the opioid crisis? Coronavirus is likely to make it worse.By Jennifer Brown Health Primary category in which blog post is published
A decade into the opioid crisis, Colorado hospitals have changed the way they treat opioid-exposed babies. And it’s helping.
Colorado newborns are now less likely to get methadone and more likely to room with their moms
In a new Colorado Health Institute survey, experts weighed between spending money on treatment, prevention and other priorities
Colorado and Massachusetts allege that Purdue's CEO blamed the dangers of opioids on patients rather than the drugs
Craig Landau, a Purdue employee since 1999 who rose to the top job in 2017, is named as a defendant in lawsuits filed by Colorado, Massachusetts, five local governments and more than 100 hospitals
A new Colorado law makes possessing 13,000 fatal fentanyl doses a misdemeanor. Prosecutors are worried.
Colorado lawmakers this year passed a bill to reduce incarceration by making possession of 4 grams or less of most drugs a misdemeanor instead of a felony
State officials say they can’t release the data the DEA wants without violating patients’ privacy
Colorado is part of a $48 billion national opioid settlement framework between state and local governments and pharmaceutical companies Cardinal Health, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen, Johnson & Johnson and Teva
Government programs and healthcare innovators, including many in Colorado, have begun introducing potential solutions to combat the myriad of problems created by opioid misuseOpinion