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Topic: opioid addiction

University professor elected to National Academy of Medicine

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University professor elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Josiah Rich, professor of medicine and epidemiology, was recently elected to the National Academy of Medicine, a nonprofit organization that offers advice on medical and public health issues.

Statewide program treats opioid use disorder in jails, prisons

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Statewide program treats opioid use disorder in jails, prisons

March 14, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ medication-assisted treatment program reduced overdose deaths among recently incarcerated persons in the state by  61 percent and cut the number of overdose deaths statewide by nearly 12 percent, according to a recent study published by JAMA Psychiatry.