Updates in Our World
MDHHS, MVAA collaborate with EMS to provide veteran-centric resources in the Leave Behind Naloxone Program
This program equips EMS providers with naloxone, the lifesaving opioid overdose reversal drug, to leave behind with the patient, family and friends or bystanders at the scene of a non-fatal overdose. With this new collaboration, these kits will also include information on veteran-centric resources that may assist veterans during their current situation.
X-Waiver Exemption Expands Access to MAT Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) decided to effectively remove the "X-waiver" requirement for physicians, expanding their ability to utilize medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for patients struggling with opioid use disorder (OUD).
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