The Use of Suboxone in Fighting the Opioid Crisis
As opioid addictions continue to ravage parts of the United States, many are wondering why prescriptions for Suboxone, a drug used to fight these addictions, isn’t being prescribed more. For MedPage Today, Falk associate professor Dessa Bergen-Cico discussed the reasons behind it.
“This is the number one public health problem, yet we continue to approach it as a separate quasi-professional field with no required coursework in the curriculum for medical schools, psychology or social work, despite these professions being the primary point of contact for people with substance use disorders,” she said. You can read the full article here: