Methadone treatment reform: A middle ground?

The better-known proposals to get rid of the X-waiver for buprenorphine are an essential part of the tale, but this story is particularly about making therapy in opioid therapy programs (OTPs) much more practical for people. “Methadone reform” is a call to fight to lots of, implying on one side to get rid of all OTPs entirely as well as make methadone nearly openly available. Eventually, while we find ways to supply greater adaptability in treating our people, we likewise require to be mindful that there are substantial workforce obstacles in OTPs particularly during as well as after COVID-19.