Often times with those suffering from opioid addiction, their friends and family members feel helpless and do not know where to turn for treatment options, information and support. Because we frequently hear this from our patients, AOC has compiled a list of national, state (OH and PA) and local opioid … Read More
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As you or your loved ones research different options opioid addiction treatment, some questions may come to light. For example, are you just replacing one pill for another? This is a great question and the following describes four of the top fears that we have heard patients and their caregivers … Read More
Opioid addiction is a national health crisis and is at epidemic proportions in the states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. Opioids are a type of narcotic pain medication and include drugs such as heroin, oxycodone, codeine, morphine, fentanyl, and hydrocodone.
Today we will talk about identifying the need of help for … Read More
This year’s theme, “Harmonizing the voices for better health,” will offer the perfect blend of exhibitors and keynote addresses discussing the latest information … Read More
If you or a loved one is suffering from opioid addiction, one of the most successful courses of action is medication-assisted treatment or MAT. Earlier this year the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a leading medical journal that experts around the world trust, published an article about the analyses of studies … Read More
Pharmacy leader CVS announced on September 21, 2017 that it will limit opioid prescriptions to seven days for certain conditions. This restriction will apply to patients who are new to pain therapy as well as other initiatives to tackle the opioid addiction crisis in the United States. This is similar … Read More
Ohio Gov. John Kasich discussed new prescription rules at a press conference in August that he said would save lives and fight addiction. Effective August 31, the state’s health care regulatory boards will implement new limits on prescriptions issued for the treatment of acute pain. The rules are intended … Read More