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NUWAY partners with The University of Minnesota to study recovery housing

NUWAY® and The Center for Practice Transformation at the University of Minnesota are partnering to study the efficacy of quality-managed recovery housing on addiction and mental health outcomes. This study, initiated in the fall of 2019, aims to identify differences in substance use, mental health, and treatment engagement outcomes between people who utilize high-quality recovery […]

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Chief Clinical Officer, Ken Roberts, informs City Pages article about treatment during COVID-19

NUWAY Chief Clinical Officer, Ken Roberts, provides insights about the challenges COVID-19 poses to the recovery community and its effects on treatment in “Storm chasers: A Minnesota clinic races from one epidemic to another.” Roberts notes that the personal and community connections that play a vital role in recovery are affected by the need for […]

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NUWAY Chief Clinical Officer, Ken Roberts, featured in Northeaster article

Chief Clinical Officer, Ken Roberts, discussed the program’s transition to telehealth services in an April 24 Northeaster article. Roberts highlights NUWAY’s rapid and successful switch to outpatient telehealth services to ensure that people can access uninterrupted substance use and mental health disorder treatment during the COVID-19 response. Roberts explains that meeting attendance increased following the […]

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NUWAY -The COVID-19 outbreak highlights the importance or recovery housing

Safe, supportive environments play a crucial role in sustained recovery from addiction and mental illness. The stability and fellowship provided by the peer-driven culture of high-quality recovery residences can significantly improve the odds that individuals will complete treatment, remain sober, access health services, seek employment, and form community connections supporting long-term recovery. People living with […]

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Successful Recovery from Addiction Still Hindered by Stigma

Addressing America’s addiction crisis requires an evidence-based public health response, not discrimination and alienation of people with substance use disorders (SUD).   “Whether it is the rapid rise of prescription opioid addiction or the longstanding challenge of alcohol dependence, substance misuse, and substance use disorders can—and do—prevent people from living healthy and productive lives. And, just […]

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The New Methamphetamine Crisis

From 1999 through 2016, the age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths in the United States more than tripled, largely driven by opioid misuse. While the opioid epidemic continues despite concerted efforts to limit prescriptions of opioid pain relievers, the misuse of a dangerous non-opioid has also been escalating as well. According to the Centers for […]

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