When Pinnacle Treatment Centers acquired California-based Aegis Treatment Centers this year, it gained 10,000 patients and 36 opioid treatment programs (OTPs) in its expansion. This move meant Pinnacle, based in New Jersey, now had a presence on the West Coast. Unbeknownst to staff and patients, of course, was that the transition would be accompanied by the coronavirus pandemic … [Read more...] about Pinnacle Ceo On Aegis Acquisition 2 Months Before Covid Hit
Jail-based methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) sounds great in theory, but it’s rarely implemented. Yet opioid use disorders are common, with about 23% of state prisoners and 18% of federal prisoners reporting a history of opioid use. Tragically, once prisoners are released, loss of tolerance and the increased availability of potent synthetic opioids puts them at a high risk … [Read more...] about Can Jail-Based MMT Lower Costs and Help Prevent Recidivism?