More than 7,500 Vermonters are receiving medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction in the state’s “hub and spoke” system, new statistics show.
Participation in those programs continues to grow: The census in the “hub” portion of the system alone increased by 12 percent from September 2017 to September of this year.
And officials say there are more health care providers involved in the treatment program’s “spokes” than ever before.
Taken together, the numbers indicate that “there has been a significant growth in access to treatment and also the number of prescribers,” said Beth Tanzman, executive director of the Vermont Blueprint for Health.
Read more at: https://vtdigger.org/2018/12/02/hub-spoke-growth-continues/
Source: VTDigger.org – December 2, 2018