Highland Bridge in the News
Aug 26, 2022
Doctor traces fentanyl’s journey from miracle drug to outsized killer
The very characteristics that made fentanyl a medical breakthrough and a “miracle drug” are what make it one of the most dangerous and problematic in society today, according to experts battling Nevada’s opioid crisis.
May 10, 2022
Highland Hospital’s Dr. Herring Delivers “Game Changing” Treatment for Opioid Addiction
“I know that if they get their injection, they are receiving care for the next month,” says Dr. Herring. “Survival is the goal. I want them to make it to their next appointment.”
May 4, 2022
Can a monthly injection be the key to curbing addiction? These experts say yes
Dr. Andrew Herring, who works in the addiction clinic at Highland Hospital in Oakland, says that Sublocade, an injectable form of buprenorphine, could be a “game changer” for patients with opioid use disorder.
Aug 18, 2018
This E.R. Treats Opioid Addiction on Demand. That’s Very Rare.
Some hospital emergency departments are giving people medicine for withdrawal, plugging a hole in a system that too often fails to provide immediate treatment.