Covid-19 has freed opioid addiction patients from daily methadone clinic visits

There are many ways in which  Covid-19 has dramatically worsened the US opioid epidemic. Routines are disrupted. Support networks inaccessible. Harm reduction services, such as needle exchanges, are closed. Opioid overdoses are up, opportunities for treatment fewer, and research is all but halted. But despite the many setbacks, the pandemic is also pushing some necessary innovations Read More