Medication Assisted Therapy for Opioid Use Disorder 2 Part Program

On The Record is hosted by Sheilah Kast, weekdays from 9:30 to 10:00 am, following NPR’s Morning Edition.

A Personal Story of Addiction and Recovery – Part 1 – 11/14/2016
An epidemic of opioid deaths is reaching into every corner of Maryland, and every age group. We look at a tool to fight addiction – medically assisted treatment – and hear the story of a young woman who used methadone to put addiction behind her.

Can Medication Stop the Opioid Epidemic? – Part 2 – 11/15/2016
We hear from Dr. Kenneth Stoller, director of the Johns Hopkins Broadway Center for Addiction, which provides outpatient drug treatment services. He explains how medication-assisted treatment works and why increased access would be a public health benefit.