To Mallinckrodt: Thank you from AT Forum

We all want to thank Mallinckrodt for nearly thirty years of assistance. This fantastic business gave support initially of the newsletter, which initially came out in 1992 during the dark days for methadone and also opioid therapy programs. At the time, the late Stewart B. Leavitt, Ph.D., with moneying what was then called Mallinckrodt Specialty Chemicals Company, assisted provide exact info along with interest for treatment, people, and service providers with the web pages of AT Forum.

Fast onward to October 12, 2020. Mallinckrodt, facing company-destroying claims from others and states, filed Chapter 11, a bankruptcy to seek defense from its lenders. The business, which has always put clients first, will proceed to offer medicines to customers and clients. That component of the business will not be influenced.

However its assistance for AT Forum has finished.

The Dublin-based firm started bankruptcy proceedings to “solve numerous billion dollars of otherwise unrestrainable possible legal obligations,” according to the firm’s news release revealing the restructuring. Mallinckrodt has greater than $650 million cash money which, together with money from ongoing operations, will “supply sufficient liquidity to sustain ongoing operations during the court-supervised process,” according to the press launch.

This is the 2nd recent loss to the e-newsletter in the past year. Publisher Sue Emerson, that existed initially of AT Forum as well as well understood to the field, passed away in 2014 after a brief ailment ( As the brand-new publisher, and a buddy of Sue’s, Joy took control of later, and also is shepherding the newsletter through this hard time (

The rest of us: developer Kristine Teague as well as writers Barbara Goodheart and also Alison Knopf, sign up with Joy in giving thanks to Mallinckrodt, including Dan Alexander, for its support, and for remaining to be there for opioid use condition people as well as consumers.

When it comes to AT Forum, we are still here as well, offering details for individuals, providers, and any individual else who desires to check out the useful archives, news updates, past concerns, and current write-ups.

We value any and all recommendations for remaining to relocate onward.

Pleasure, Kristine, Barbara, Alison

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