BRENTWOOD, Tennessee., July 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, CleanSlate Centers, a national provider of ambulatory outpatient drug addiction drugs serving ten states, announced that it has reached a historic milestone, having now treated more than 100,000 patients with opioid and drug addiction. alcohol, as well as disorders linked to polyconsumption, as well as associated medical and behavioral comorbidities.
Founded in 2009 in Massachusetts in response to the growing opioid epidemic to which United States, CleanSlate is one of the largest national medical groups providing doctor-led office treatment for people with substance use disorders.
âWe are proud of this achievement in helping thousands of Americans recover from substance use disorders. However, this is only the beginning of reaching the millions of Americans who need accessible and affordable addiction treatment and mental health support options amid the opioid crisis, ” mentionned Greg Marotta, President and CEO of CleanSlate Centers. “We must not only break the long-standing stigma around chronic drug addiction disease, but also question the narrative that this crisis is limited to certain communities or parts of the country. National health care crisis and addiction treatment deserts remain prevalent across America. We must facilitate better access to low-cost, evidence-based care in every state and community, whatever it is. either rural, suburban or urban. “
CleanSlate provides drug-assisted treatment and behavioral health therapies for people with substance abuse with 79 locations operating in all states of Arizona, Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. In the state of Massachusetts CleanSlate alone has treated nearly 40,000 patients.
“I would like to congratulate the CleanSlate team, which has now treated over 100,000 patients, an important and historic milestone in the fight against our country’s opioid and drug addiction crises,” said the former congressman Patrick j kennedy, founder of the Kennedy Forum and former member of the Presidential Commission on Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. âThere are still so many Americans who need our help, but with innovative organizations like CleanSlate providing evidence-based treatment across the country, we are making great strides in fighting drug addiction and saving lives. “
CleanSlate strives to meet the highest standards of care, as certified by state licensing agencies and national accreditation organizations, including achieving the highest accreditation standard of the Commission on Rehabilitation Facility Accreditation (CARF), an international accreditation body, meeting key standards as an office providing opioid treatment.
More than 20 million Americans have a substance use disorder, but only about 10% received treatment in 2019 according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a record 93,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2020. In a time of emergency to address our national drug addiction crisis, CleanSlate will continue to strive to to provide regenerative drug addiction treatment to Americans who continue to need it most.
Media inquiries for CleanSlate can be made by contacting Kieren Weisert at [email protected] or at (606) 304-9278.
CleanSlate is a national medical group that provides physician-led, office-based treatment for people with opioid and alcohol use disorders. Founded in 2009 in response to the growing opioid epidemic, CleanSlate has become an industry leader in high-quality, evidence-based care, providing drug-assisted treatment and related therapies to people with the disease. chronic drug addiction. The large footprint of CleanSlate’s centers is growing rapidly to meet the demand for its medical services in states struggling with the opioid crisis across the country. To learn more, visit www.CleanSlateCenters.com.
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