The Buzz - A Blog About the Disease of Addiction | CASAColumbia


Welcome to The BuzzCASAColumbia’s online conversation about addiction and substance use.

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It’s no secret that addiction treatment is cost-prohibitive for many of the people that desperately need it. Learn how insurance coverage will be impacted by the new health care laws. 

The start of a new year is an excellent time to evaluate your own substance use.

The New York Times is to be applauded for its investigative reporting on the lack of access to quality treatment for opiate addiction. However, the article omits important information in evaluating the impact of buprenorphine.

The new National Institute on Drug Abuse’s annual Monitoring the Future report finds declines in teen use of some substances and increases in others.

By Jeffrey B. Lane

We thought The Buzz was a fitting name for our blog, designed to provide a continuous stream of topical news on the high points of addiction policy, practice and popular culture.

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