The opioid crisis continues to hit hard in the Bluegrass state. In 2017, Kentucky outpaced the national average rate of opioid-involved deaths by almost double. That same year, drug overdose deaths caused by synthetic opioids increased more than tenfold climbing from 76 to 780 in just a four-year period. Most recently, a 2019 study ranked the state fifth for most overdose deaths per capita.Read More
Accidental drug poisoning became Ohio’s leading cause of death in 2007, claiming more lives than motor vehicle crashes for the first time in the state’s history. Years later, this trend has continued. Ohio has the second highest rate of drug overdose deaths involving opioids in the nation, nearly triple the national average.Read More
Wilkes-Barre, PA - CleanSlate Centers, a national leader in outpatient addiction medicine, has expanded its busy treatment center in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, by relocating to a larger location, at 100 North Wilkes-Barre Blvd., Suite 103. The move is a response to the high demand for medication-assisted treatment services by CleanSlate, which has been a fixture in Wilkes-Barre for the past three years.
CleanSlate’s Wilkes-Barre center, which was declared by Governor Wolf to be a Pennsylvania Center of Excellence, is the second busiest of CleanSlate’s 52 outpatient treatment centers throughout the country. With more than 800 patients under its care and 2000 patient visits each month, CleanSlate Wilkes-Barre was bursting at the seams of its former location.Read More