House of Medicine opens the door to addiction prevention & treatment

3/15/18–Two landmark developments in medicine pave the way for quality medical care to address America’s largest and most costly preventable health problem – unhealthy substance use and addiction involving all addictive substances. These changes are designed to increase the number of addiction medicine physician specialists who can provide direct patient care and consultation, teach other providers and thereby drive knowledge across health care, and help policymakers and the public understand and effectively respond to our current health crisis. Read