OTPG News Blog2022-06-17T12:01:07-04:00

Opioid Treatment Providers of Georgia News Blog

Opioid Treatment Providers of Georgia is an active community of treatment providers that regularly meet, train staff and keep our eyes focused on the highest levels of professionalism, accountability and transparency. We encourage you to read about what we’re doing to constantly raise the level of service and treatment available to those in need.

AATOD Update: 2022 2nd Quarter

Good day everyone!  It’s been a minute since we incorporated an AATOD update in our newsletter and this one is a doozy. There is a lot going on in our industry at the federal level. From the NASEM two-day meeting organized to look at the SAMHSA federal regulations, to multiple bills introduced into the United [...]

Ride To Recovery

Ride To Recovery Taylor Crump | Tri-State Treatment Center Reliable transportation is something that many OTP patients struggle with and worry about. If they don’t have someone to drive them to their preferred treatment facility or do not have the legal documents required to drive themselves, attending treatment regularly can become a burden. Not [...]

AATOD May 2018 Update

Hello everyone! It was so wonderful to see many of you in New York, and I apologize for missing you at the most recent OTPG meeting. I hope this beautiful Spring weather has inspired everyone to do something fun and exciting! Speaking of fun and exciting, how many of you came to the open [...]

An Opportunity for Education and Patient Advocacy

An Opportunity for Education and Patient Advocacy By Ali McCorkle, LPC | DM&ADR I wanted to share with everyone about a recent opportunity to provide training and education to our local police force. As you know, Naloxone is the opioid overdose “antidote,” that we commonly refer to as Narcan. Many of our police officers [...]

OTPG Welcomes New Partner

OTPG Welcomes New Diamond Sponsor The Anchor Hospital campus of Southern Crescent Behavioral Health System is a 122-bed facility accredited by the Joint Commission that specializes in the treatment of behavioral health and addictive disease disorders for Adults and Older Adults. Anchor is situated two and one-half miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. [...]

Senate Bill 88

Senate Bill 88: Our Work Is Not Done On May 4th, I watched Governor Deal sign Senate Bill 88 into law. This signified the conclusion of many months of hard work for the board members of OTPG. And to say the least, it was one heck of a learning experience. After many meetings, presentations, [...]

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