CMS IN THE NEWS

National

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11/21/23Chief Science Officer Dr. Robert Sherrick nominated to the advisory board of CARI Health
10/24/23CMS CEO Nick Stavros Discusses the Current State of Behavioral Health Investments
08/31/23Medical Experts Combat Fentanyl Misinformation
08/25/23U.S. Overdose Database Unveiled
06/12/23Treating Everyone Like They Can Succeed
06/12/23Addiction Stigma and How it Affects Families: 3 CMS Team Members talk to USA Today
05/04/23CMS employee discusses opioid epidemic with BBC News
04/26/23Hepatitis C and a Lived Experience with Harm Reduction’s Positive Effects on Recovery
01/12/23Next steps for OTPs: Three executives on their vision for the future
01/07/23Biden talks fentanyl crisis in Mexico: What experts say should be done to stop overdose deaths
09/27/22Uncertain Regulatory Environment Creating Real-World Impacts for Addiction Treatment
06/23/21Opioid Treatment Programs Continue to Face Challenges In Opening Centers
02/11/21Addressing Misconceptions about MAT
07/31/20Isolation, Staff Safety and Licensing Among Issues Being Navigated During Pandemic
07/02/20Early Returns Promising for Contingency Management Initiative
05/27/20How Stavros 24-7 Clinics Handle the Pandemic
04/03/20Addiction Treatment Pivots for Coronavirus
03/27/19Deadly Unlearned Lessons From the Overdose Crisis
06/18/18ATForum profile article of CMS CEO, Nick Stavros
04/06/18PEHub Article on Clearview’s acquisition of CMS
12/13/17ATForum article on 24/7 OTP
08/11/17ATForum Story on CMS’ CHX Integrations
11/11/16Pew Research – In Opioid Epidemic, Prejudice Persists Against Methadone
07/13/15ATForum article on CMS’ efforts in North Dakota

Arizona

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05/22/23Arizona making strides in opioid fight
04/12/23How specialty drug courts changed 3 Arizonans’ lives
01/31/23Neighbors continue to fight for a methadone clinic to enforce a new plan
01/06/23Addiction help now available for pregnant inmates at county jail
09/30/22Pima County receives funds from opioid settlement for overdose prevention efforts
09/29/22Someone you know using opioids? Here’s how to get help in Arizona
09/01/22National Overdose Awareness Day calls for a hard look at continuing crisis
10/14/21Arizona policymakers have been fighting opioid deaths for several years. They’re losing.
06/28/21Federal Grant Funds New Recovery Support Service in Phoenix
05/03/21‘I instantly knew he was dead’: Drug overdoses surge during pandemic, piling tragedy upon tragedy
12/29/20Miles from Recovery: How distance and stigma keep rural Arizonans from opioid treatment
10/14/20Yavapai County Attorney Polk Receives Award for Opioid Prevention Effort
10/25/19Medication Unit Brings Treatment to Rural Communities
09/30/19Breaking the cycle: the opioid epidemic and breaking addiction
07/25/19Bringing neighborhood and clinic together
05/21/19Medication-Assisted Treatment Clinic comes to Kingman – Kingman Daily Miner
04/03/19Opioid Treatment Options Limited for Rural Residents
02/09/19Finding common ground with the nation’s first 24/7 OTOD
02/08/19Desperate to give up opioid, patients flock to 24/7 methadone clinic
05/30/18New Safford Medication Unit Offers Hope
05/30/18New Outpatient Facilities Look to Curb Opiate Abuse
04/27/18New clinic in CG aims to help those with addiction
04/23/18Arizona’s First Med Unit Opens in Casa Grande
11/15/17AHCCCS Press Release on 24/7 OTP
11/02/17First of Its Kind Clinic Offers 24/7 Opioid Addiction Treatment
10/30/17NPR Story on CMS’ 24/7 OTP
10/13/17NPR Story on Opioid Epidemic
01/05/17Substance-abuse treatment industry grows to keep up with demand

Wisconsin

DateTitle
12/22/23Pewaukee CMS Clinic Opening Offers Hope
12/22/23Opioid Addiction Treatment Center Opens in Pewaukee
11/21/23Listen to CMS team members take part in the SOBER Podcast
11/06/23Turning the Tide on the Opioid Addiction Crisis: Amanda de Leon of CMS’s Outreach Team
09/15/23In Milwaukee, a Recovery Community Event Highlights Harm Reduction
08/31/23Overdose Awareness Day: Recovery Mobile App Launch
08/25/23CMS Mobile Van to Provide Opioid Treatment Services in Milwaukee
07/27/23How people who’ve beat opioid addiction are helping others in Milwaukee find treatment
06/22/23New Madison Clinic to Provide Treatment Services to Patients Facing Addiction
06/16/23New addiction recovery clinic offers new hope
06/12/23‘I’m not ashamed of where I’ve been’: Recovering addict now helping others with Milwaukee Overdose Response Initiative
05/30/23CMS Team Member Reflects on Perspectives of Addiction and Recovery in a City Plagued with Opioid Deaths
05/30/23New CMS Opening in Madison Amid Rise in Opioid Overdose Deaths
05/22/23Milwaukee HOPE kit initiative; new partnership with MPD announced
05/12/23Fentanyl Awareness Day 2023: Dr. Hillary Tamar sheds light on the reality of addiction
05/12/23CMS’s partnership with the Milwaukee Fire Department
05/08/23New CMS Madison Clinic Opening Soon
05/05/23“Cheers and happy tears” – Milwaukee Board of Zoning Approval grants 4 year trial period for opening of CMS clinic
05/04/23PBS Wisconsin: The shifting stigma of drug use and addiction in the suburbs
04/19/23‘Everyone should carry this’: Community learns how to save lives at Narcan demonstration
04/10/23Xylazine, fentanyl overdose deaths still rising
04/05/23Rising Overdose Deaths From Drugs Cut With Xylazine In Milwaukee
04/05/23Milwaukee County overdose deaths; possible ‘bad batch,’ officials say
04/03/2317 suspected overdose deaths since Saturday prompts officials to warn of possible ‘bad batch’ of street drugs
03/31/23‘Zombie drug’ mixed with fentanyl on the rise: ‘An added danger
03/29/23Public health leaders celebrate FDA approval of Narcan, overdose-reversing drug
03/24/23“Wisconsin Faces of Addiction” Memorial Quilts To Be Displayed At Community Medical Services
02/11/23Overdose deaths: Milwaukee groups hold harm reduction drive-thru
02/11/23Milwaukee Overdose Response Initiative
01/04/23Resilient Wisconsin: Here to Help – Hope and Help for Substance Use Disorders (Amanda)
09/14/22Milwaukee Alano Club holds 14th annual Walk for Recovery
09/01/22Wisconsin received $31M to combat the opioid epidemic. Those funds are still in limbo.
08/18/22Milwaukee Gets $18 Million Opioid Settlement
09/29/21Pilot program helps incarcerated people address opioid addiction before being released
06/21/21Maps show Milwaukee’s overdoses on the rise without new treatment options
04/09/20Community Medical Services: Joins Take Back My Meds MKE coalition
04/08/20OTP pushes through pandemic uptick for patients
11/27/19Spotlight on the next step in preventing overdose
08/28/1924/7 clinic helps fight stigma in order to save lives
08/15/19Milwaukee meetup, “Recovery is possible”
05/03/19New Effort to Stem Overdose Deaths, Streamline Access to Treatment Announced in Milwaukee
04/21/19Wisconsin’s First 24-Hour Opioid Treatment Program Opens in West Allis

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