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Effective management of neonatal abstinence syndrome requires coordinated ‘cascade of care’

Effective management of neonatal abstinence syndrome requires coordinated ‘cascade of care’

FDA approves Cassipa sublingual film for maintenance treatment of opioid dependence

FDA approves Cassipa sublingual film for maintenance treatment of opioid dependence

Nursing viewpoints on opioid crisis

Nursing viewpoints on opioid crisis

Simple intervention increases use of HIV medications in injection-drug users

Simple intervention increases use of HIV medications in injection-drug users

Illicit drug use is higher during celebratory events, may be worse than previously thought

Illicit drug use is higher during celebratory events, may be worse than previously thought

Babies dependent on opioids need touch, not tech

Babies dependent on opioids need touch, not tech

New modeling studies highlight urgent need for effective drug policy reforms to prevent HIV

New modeling studies highlight urgent need for effective drug policy reforms to prevent HIV

WVU researchers examine safety of Suboxone use in opioid-dependent pregnant women

WVU researchers examine safety of Suboxone use in opioid-dependent pregnant women

FDA issues scientific recommendations to encourage development of novel drugs for treatment of OUD

FDA issues scientific recommendations to encourage development of novel drugs for treatment of OUD

How rival opioid makers sought to cash in on alarm over oxycontin’s dangers

How rival opioid makers sought to cash in on alarm over oxycontin’s dangers

Opioid patients face several barriers to treatment, study finds

Opioid patients face several barriers to treatment, study finds

Illicit drug supply at record heights

Illicit drug supply at record heights

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