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October 31, 2019 Diagonal Texture In The News In April of 2018, UPMC Susquehanna partnered with West Branch Drug and Alcohol… Read Article

Partnership Supports 24/7 Services for Substance Use Disorders

In 2018, UPMC Susquehanna partnered with West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission to offer 24/7 services to patients with substance abuse disorders. One year later, the program has conducted over 1,200 handoffs.

August 28, 2019 Prescription Drugs Health & Wellness Read Article

The Other Drug Problem: Medication Safety

You probably understand the importance of taking your medications correctly, but you may not be as familiar with how improperly storing and disposing your medications could be creating another problem. 

July 25, 2019 White pills Health & Wellness Read Article

Battling an Epidemic

The Addiction Medicine service line at UPMC Susquehanna is helping to tackle a national problem — opioid addiction — by initiating warm handoffs and medication therapy for opioid use disorder.

October 17, 2018 pills In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Partners with West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission to Prevent Prescription Drugs from Hitting the Streets

UPMC Susquehanna is partnering with West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission to host drug take back week, Oct. 21 –27. The organizations are encouraging community members to remove unused prescription medication form their households and deposit them