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Annapolis Coalition selects 7 behavioral health organizations for Pacesetter Award

Annapolis Coalition selects 7 behavioral health organizations for Pacesetter Award

New treatment using naltrexone implants can reduce heroin dependency: Study

New treatment using naltrexone implants can reduce heroin dependency: Study

Reuters examines how Russia's 'drug problem' has 'become an AIDS problem'

Reuters examines how Russia's 'drug problem' has 'become an AIDS problem'

Lightlake acquires US Patent for method of terminating methadone maintenance

Lightlake acquires US Patent for method of terminating methadone maintenance

NIH awards grants to treat HIV/AIDS in criminal justice system

NIH awards grants to treat HIV/AIDS in criminal justice system

Deaths from heroin overdoses in Chicago's Cook County fall 16%: Study

Deaths from heroin overdoses in Chicago's Cook County fall 16%: Study

Stopping smoking may be harder than quitting heroin

Stopping smoking may be harder than quitting heroin

Liver transplant loan repayment expected says WA Premier

Liver transplant loan repayment expected says WA Premier

Young mother dies of post-liver transplant complications in Singapore

Young mother dies of post-liver transplant complications in Singapore

Addiction to high calorie fat rich food: likened to cocaine and heroin addiction

Addiction to high calorie fat rich food: likened to cocaine and heroin addiction

New study indicates growing number of people are abusing prescription painkillers

New study indicates growing number of people are abusing prescription painkillers

Also in Global Health news: Drug trafficking in Kenya; violence in S. Sudan; Uganda bill; sleeping sickness

Also in Global Health news: Drug trafficking in Kenya; violence in S. Sudan; Uganda bill; sleeping sickness

ORT remains underutilized in U.S. prison systems

ORT remains underutilized in U.S. prison systems

Double the number of Australians now being treated for heroin addiction

Double the number of Australians now being treated for heroin addiction

Extended suboxone treatment substantially improves outcomes for opioid-addicted young adults

Extended suboxone treatment substantially improves outcomes for opioid-addicted young adults

Methadone to be dumped in Scotland as treatment for heroin addiction

Methadone to be dumped in Scotland as treatment for heroin addiction

Rockefeller University funds clinical, translational pilot studies

Rockefeller University funds clinical, translational pilot studies

First large-scale study to assess treatment for prescription drug addiction

First large-scale study to assess treatment for prescription drug addiction

Treatment with methadone or buprenorphine has led to a decline in the number of new heroin users in Zurich

Treatment with methadone or buprenorphine has led to a decline in the number of new heroin users in Zurich

Studies outline dangers of mixing stress, deprivation and tempting foods

Studies outline dangers of mixing stress, deprivation and tempting foods