Monthly Archives: November 2019

Levine: Addiction is not a ‘moral failure’

Addressing the opioid crisis gripping the state and nation requires a multifaceted approach, beginning with understanding the core issue, the state's top doctor told University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown students on Wednesday. "Addiction is a medical condition. It is not a moral failure," Dr. Rachel Levine, secretary of health, said during Pennsylvania Opioid Crisis and


Treating opioid-use disorders By Andrew Gaunt

In response to the prevalence of opioid usage in Cambria and Somerset counties and surrounding areas, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center offers both Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and warm handoff protocol for patients who present to the department of emergency medicine with an opioid-use disorder. Read More...

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