Prescribing regulations are relaxed to keep recovery on track Michelle Cangiano, MD, typically sees patients in person to keep them on track with their medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. Under existing rules for prescribing buprenorphine, a drug used to reduce opioid cravings and the effects of withdrawal, providers must meet face-to-face with patients […]

Health Department Launches VTHelplink Referral Resource to help people with substance use disorder access services during the COVID-19 crisis The Vermont Department of Health has launched VTHelplink, a new, single-source clearinghouse for Vermonters to receive free, confidential and personalized information and referrals to substance use prevention, treatment and recovery services throughout the state. โ€œThe global pandemic has […]