Local Story Highlights Therapies for Opioid Addiction
Includes insights from SWACH’s Eric McNair Scott and other local organizations and experts.
In a new story in The Columbian newspaper, reporter Jake Thomas reports on the role of medication assisted treatment (MAT) and the need to overcome stigma to address the #opioidcrisis. The article profiles several Clark County residents experiencing addition who have benefited from MAT. Thomas paints a compelling picture of the challenges and opportunities for those facing addiction as well as the local organizations and providers working to reach more people with care and effective treatment.
In addition to the personal stories, the article includes insights from Lifeline Solutions, Columbia River Mental Health, Clark County Corrections, PeaceHealth’s Dr. John Hart, and more.
Read it here,