Addiction Treatment Services

Addiction is a chronic disease, which causes individuals to seek “reward” from substance-use or other activities whether or not they may cause harm. Addiction treatment has been in the spotlight as payers, policymakers, and health systems struggle to address the opioid crisis and increasing substance-related mortality rates. As a result, the addiction treatment market is shifting—there is expanded coverage for residential treatment, a push towards greater integration and care coordination, and new competitors entering the market—creating new challenges and opportunities for organizations working in addiction treatment.

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Opioid Misuse Rates Higher Among Unemployed & Full-Time Workers With Job Stress

Opioid misuse rates are higher in the United States among people who are unemployed and among those working full time who have job stress. People who are unemployed are 40% more likely to misuse opioids than people working full-time (35 to 40 hours per week). Opioid misuse rates are 35% higher among people who are… Read

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