Methadone patient and advocate to open own OTP in Georgia
August 17, 2015
By Alison Knopf
A new opioid treatment program (OTP) is about to open in Georgia, and it’s notable for the fact that one of the two owners is a methadone patient and a nationally known patient advocate. Zac Talbott, along with Keith Jones, will open the program within the next few months, after final inspections have taken place.
The importance of expanding access not only to methadone and buprenorphine maintenance treatment but also to broader harm reduction services during this prescription pain killer and heroin addiction and overdose epidemic can not be overstated.
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