Federal Ban On Methadone Vans Seen As Barrier To Treatment

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A federal ban on mobile methadone clinics may be holding back proven medication-assisted treatment for those who are experiencing opioid addiction. Vans have the capability to reach the outskirts of cities to the most densely populated areas where an on-the-ground clinic is non-existent. ETS has federal grant money set aside to deploy four new vans, but until the DEA lifts the ban, the money and the medication lies dormant.

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