Daily Archives: 01/26/2022

Buprenorphine Availability in Jails and Prisons up: More than 433% with COVID rules: Study

Buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder in prisons and jails started increasing with the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers analyzing sales data have found. Despite previous barriers to such treatment, there were general relaxations of the prescribing rules, including for incarcerated individuals, with COVID-19, which started in March of 2020 in the United States. Using… Read More »