The Next Step States Need To Take To Combat The Opioid Crisis
Making medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder more readily available is a cost-effective, life-saving strategy. Some states are showing the way.
With state budgets continually stretched by competing demands, policymakers and officials must be judicious in how they allocate funds to combat the opioid crisis. Putting public dollars into expansion of access to MAT as a way to help manage the opioid crisis would be a cost-effective and life-saving strategy.