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Addiction medicine mostly prescribed to whites, even as opioid deaths rose among blacks

Addiction medicine mostly prescribed to whites, even as opioid deaths rose among blacks

Naltrexone implant more effective in reducing relapses in HIV patients with opioid addiction

Naltrexone implant more effective in reducing relapses in HIV patients with opioid addiction

Discharged, dismissed: ERs often miss chance to set overdose survivors on ‘better path’

Discharged, dismissed: ERs often miss chance to set overdose survivors on ‘better path’

Columbia researchers develop 'Cascade of Care' model to reduce opioid overdose and death

Columbia researchers develop 'Cascade of Care' model to reduce opioid overdose and death

Most substance use disorder treatment facilities do not offer medication treatment

Most substance use disorder treatment facilities do not offer medication treatment

Meth’s resurgence spotlights lack of meds to combat the addiction

Meth’s resurgence spotlights lack of meds to combat the addiction

Opioids contribute to rise in suicides and overdoses in the U.S.

Opioids contribute to rise in suicides and overdoses in the U.S.

VCU researchers test vaccine against opioid abuse

VCU researchers test vaccine against opioid abuse

First-of-its-kind undertaking to study genetic, biological factors that contribute to development of opioid use disorder

First-of-its-kind undertaking to study genetic, biological factors that contribute to development of opioid use disorder

Brigham investigators examine opioid use among Massachusetts adolescents, prescription trends

Brigham investigators examine opioid use among Massachusetts adolescents, prescription trends

FDA approves Cassipa sublingual film for maintenance treatment of opioid dependence

FDA approves Cassipa sublingual film for maintenance treatment of opioid dependence

Ketamine’s role in treatment of depression: Study

Ketamine’s role in treatment of depression: Study

Ketamine's acute antidepressant effect requires opioid system activation, finds study

Ketamine's acute antidepressant effect requires opioid system activation, finds study

Extended-release naltrexone appears to help HIV-positive patients reduce heavy drinking

Extended-release naltrexone appears to help HIV-positive patients reduce heavy drinking

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

A simple pill for meth addicts on the cards

A simple pill for meth addicts on the cards

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

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

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