Telehealth Alcohol Treatment Supported by Health Plans

Telehealth Alcohol Treatment Supported by Health Plans

Alcohol consumption has been a problem since the dawn of humanity but has been on the rise since the onset of the pandemic. One in 20 adults in the US meets diagnostic criteria for Alcohol Use Disorder treatment (AUD); however, only a small fraction of these...
Telehealth Addiction Treatment: Unexpected Benefits?

Telehealth Addiction Treatment: Unexpected Benefits?

As we progress through the challenges imposed by the pandemic, healthcare, and behavioral health providers are discovering the many options and possibilities available through telehealth. It is likely that virtual care is here to stay and will be used in conjunction...
Telephonic Telehealth Opioid Treatment Found Effective

Telephonic Telehealth Opioid Treatment Found Effective

Since the rise of the pandemic and co-occurring spike in opioid overdoses, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), the standard of care for opioid use disorder, has been successfully delivered via telehealth. One large opioid outpatient treatment center, CODAC Behavioral...