Tag: Opioid Epidemic

New Addiction Program Shows Promising Results - Listen in to Dr. Soni on WEMU

August 2019

Opioid addiction is ravaging all parts of the country, and Washtenaw County is no exception. Packard Health has launched a new Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program to help the addicted. On “Washtenaw United” this week, Dr. Ankoor Soni, Medical Director talks with WEMU 89.1's David Fair about the shift in perspective, from addiction as a...

Tackling the Opioid Epidemic with Medication-Assisted Treatment

August 2019

Article published by Concentrate on August 7, 2019. Emily Benda is a freelance writer based in Ann Arbor. All photos by Doug Coombe. Of the 32,000 patient visits logged annually at Packard Health's three Washtenaw County locations, nearly 1,000 so far this year have been related to the clinic's medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program for opioid...