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The American Medical Association’s recent national analysis of opioid epidemic-fighting policies highlighted North Carolina’s Project OBOT, as well as work
Counterfeit prescription pills continue to kill more and more Americans. In fact,, the deadly knock-offs have become so pervasive across
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State and local officials recently convened a roundtable discussion to address opioid use disorder in North Carolina and the takeaway
The good folks at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recently published a deep dive into opioid
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The media, as well as the community, are still talking about the official grand opening of ALEF Behavioral Group. And
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It’s long been said that opioid addiction affects all types of people in all walks of life. But when a
ALEF Thank You
They came from Madison and Mayodan, Wentworth and Stoneville. They came from next door in Eden and right here in
The good news is that the North Carolina opioid overdose rate is down from last year. The bad news is
Effective opioid addiction treatment has never been more important to the health of America. That’s why Yale School of Medicine
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“You give us 22 minutes; we’ll give you the world.” That was the infamous refrain for New York City’s 1010
Maximizing MAT
Supportive care is essential in maximizing the effectiveness of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT). And combining therapy and medicine is crucial in
ALEF had its own good news to share yesterday, so we had to skip Tuesday’s Google Doodle. We couldn’t ignore
ALEF News
That’s right! ALEF is already making news! In the Greensboro News & Record’s esteemed Rockingham Now no less! And we
ALEF Grand Opening
ALEF Behavioral Group is proud to announce the official Grand Opening of our Eden, North Carolina location. That’s right. It’s
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Extensive, peer-reviewed research shows that Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) can help people who are addicted to opioids. Yet the three drugs
We’ve come a long way in understanding opioid addiction; however stigma continues to hold us back. That’s right. There’s an
North Carolina healthcare might currently rank in the bottom third among all U.S. states, but new moves prove that’s all
The U.S. Government’s Family First Prevention Services Act has approved Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT) as both a parent support program
Opioids in the workplace remains an everpresent problem. But employers can play a vital role in helping workers seek and
People who seek opioid treatment are far less likely to run afoul of the law. That means less crime —
Fentanyl isn’t just dangerous; it’s deadly. So deadly, in fact, that Homeland Security is now considering classifying it as a
Heroin addiction affects every strata of society — from the corner grocer to the corner office executive — but it
America’s opioid crisis made allies of rivals, collaborators of competitors and fools of regulators. It also put profits over people
As we seek solutions to the opioid epidemic, it’s important to understand the true nature of addiction. Because regardless of
Opioid addiction changes the brain. That’s a given. But does MAT also change the brain? If so, how? A new
More and more companies are claiming kratom is an effective way to treat opioid use disorder (OUD). Well, we’re here
The one essential truth about Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is that it save lives. No ifs. No ands. And no

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