Nearly Half Of N.M. Hospitals Lack Medication For Opioid Addiction

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As overdose deaths in New Mexico have surged during the pandemic, recent research shows a searing gap in treatment available for Opioid Use Disorder at the state’s hospitals. One of the study’s authors, Dr. Eileen Barrett, Director of Continuing Medical Education at the University of New Mexico, spoke with KUNM about the status of opioid use and treatment in the state.

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14 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s common these days to hear stories about fentanyl seizures, arrests and busts in New Mexico. In fact, the largest fentanyl bust in the FBI’s bureau history was just made in Albuquerque earlier

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