Entries by Aita Romain

Treatment options for opioid addiction

The increased prescribing of prescription opioids is believed to be linked to the current surge in opioid addiction.  There are known signs and symptoms of addiction as well as treatment options available available.  Treatment options include inpatient or residential programs, medication assisted treatment, and detox variations. Those suffering from addiction a well as their family […]

New Hampshire working through complexities of new naloxone distribution law

Advocates celebrated the recent naloxone (Narcan) distribution law passed in New Hampshire, but the implementation proves to be more complicated.  Naloxone is well known as a lifesaving drug for individuals suffering from an opioid overdose.  The state recently passed a law making it possible for family members of individuals with opioid addiction to receive a […]