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California’s new attack on opioid addiction hits old roadblocks

California’s new attack on opioid addiction hits old roadblocks

Addiction is ‘a disease of isolation’ — so pandemic puts recovery at risk

Addiction is ‘a disease of isolation’ — so pandemic puts recovery at risk

Medications meant for opioid use disorder improve outcomes after endocarditis hospitalization

Medications meant for opioid use disorder improve outcomes after endocarditis hospitalization

They fell in love helping drug users. But fear kept him from helping himself.

They fell in love helping drug users. But fear kept him from helping himself.

Trusting injection drug users with IV antibiotics at home: It can work

Trusting injection drug users with IV antibiotics at home: It can work

Medication treatments for OUD led to 80% lower risk of death from opioid overdose

Medication treatments for OUD led to 80% lower risk of death from opioid overdose

Survival chances increase with further treatment for opioid use disorder after detox

Survival chances increase with further treatment for opioid use disorder after detox

Study finds higher risk of poisoning at the beginning and after end of methadone treatment

Study finds higher risk of poisoning at the beginning and after end of methadone treatment

Heroin use increasing among American adults

Heroin use increasing among American adults

Study finds multiple gaps in rural opioid crisis research

Study finds multiple gaps in rural opioid crisis research

US life expectancy increases for the first time in 4 years

US life expectancy increases for the first time in 4 years

Opioid dependence produces permanent changes in the brains of rats

Opioid dependence produces permanent changes in the brains of rats

Most youths do not get timely addiction treatment after opioid overdose

Most youths do not get timely addiction treatment after opioid overdose

Medicaid expansion linked to reduction in opioid overdose mortality across the U.S.

Medicaid expansion linked to reduction in opioid overdose mortality across the U.S.

University of Kentucky receives $3 million for opioid-related research in criminal justice setting

University of Kentucky receives $3 million for opioid-related research in criminal justice setting

MCOD data undercounts fatal overdose deaths induced by certain drugs

MCOD data undercounts fatal overdose deaths induced by certain drugs

Scaling up use of opioid agonist therapies could help combat Ukraine’s HIV epidemic

Scaling up use of opioid agonist therapies could help combat Ukraine’s HIV epidemic

Study finds increase in high-strength painkiller poisonings among children

Study finds increase in high-strength painkiller poisonings among children

Proportion of powerful painkiller poisonings among children has increased, shows study

Proportion of powerful painkiller poisonings among children has increased, shows study

In the fight for money for the opioid crisis, will the youngest victims be left out?

In the fight for money for the opioid crisis, will the youngest victims be left out?