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Methadone or buprenorphine associated with reductions in opioid related mortality

Methadone or buprenorphine associated with reductions in opioid related mortality

After opioid overdose, only 30 percent get medicine to treat addiction

After opioid overdose, only 30 percent get medicine to treat addiction

Research finds addictions to be diseases of the brain, not criminal behavior or personality disorders

Research finds addictions to be diseases of the brain, not criminal behavior or personality disorders

Researchers develop model that predicts changes in BUP exposure during pregnancy

Researchers develop model that predicts changes in BUP exposure during pregnancy

FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms

FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms

Opioid overdoses are rising faster among Latinos than whites or blacks. Why?

Opioid overdoses are rising faster among Latinos than whites or blacks. Why?

FDA approves new treatment to mitigate opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults

FDA approves new treatment to mitigate opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults

Early discharge of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome may prolong their treatment, shows study

Early discharge of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome may prolong their treatment, shows study

Scientists developing new vaccines against heroin and prescription opioids

Scientists developing new vaccines against heroin and prescription opioids

Staying alive: How to fight an opioid addiction

Staying alive: How to fight an opioid addiction

New Canadian guideline lays out optimal strategies for treatment of opioid addiction

New Canadian guideline lays out optimal strategies for treatment of opioid addiction

Death in the family: An uncle’s overdose spurs Medicaid official to change course

Death in the family: An uncle’s overdose spurs Medicaid official to change course

Infants born in withdrawal due to opioid exposure in utero show abnormalities

Infants born in withdrawal due to opioid exposure in utero show abnormalities

Rise in infants with physical abnormalities is linked to opioid exposure during pregnancy, finds study

Rise in infants with physical abnormalities is linked to opioid exposure during pregnancy, finds study

Efforts to reverse opioid epidemic remain beset by stigma

Efforts to reverse opioid epidemic remain beset by stigma

Study characterizes effects of opioids on brain proteins other than opioid receptors

Study characterizes effects of opioids on brain proteins other than opioid receptors

Doctors make big money testing urine for drugs, then ignore abnormal results

Doctors make big money testing urine for drugs, then ignore abnormal results

Researchers find link between negative emotions and higher opioid use in people with sickle cell disease

Researchers find link between negative emotions and higher opioid use in people with sickle cell disease

Medicaid coverage for methadone could improve outcomes for pregnant women with OUD

Medicaid coverage for methadone could improve outcomes for pregnant women with OUD

New inpatient program can be powerful tool to close gap in addiction treatment

New inpatient program can be powerful tool to close gap in addiction treatment