Overdose News and Research

RSS
Opioid dependence produces permanent changes in the brains of rats

Opioid dependence produces permanent changes in the brains of rats

Majority of people knowingly use fentanyl, UBC research shows

Majority of people knowingly use fentanyl, UBC research shows

Increasing opioid addiction in the US but young addicts being missed

Increasing opioid addiction in the US but young addicts being missed

FDA-approved medication for opioid addiction is increasing except in the youngest group

FDA-approved medication for opioid addiction is increasing except in the youngest group

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.

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Study: Opioid addiction care is scarce in Medicaid work requirement states

Study: Opioid addiction care is scarce in Medicaid work requirement states

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

Opioid addiction care is harder to access in states considering Medicaid work requirements

Opioid addiction care is harder to access in states considering Medicaid work requirements

Study: Less than 2% of people at risk for opioid overdose are prescribed life-saving drug

Study: Less than 2% of people at risk for opioid overdose are prescribed life-saving drug

Changing the underlying structure and culture of a clinic to address opioid epidemic

Changing the underlying structure and culture of a clinic to address opioid epidemic

Study examines trends in drug overdose rates with and without opioids

Study examines trends in drug overdose rates with and without opioids

Nasal spray found to be quickest, easiest way to deliver antidote naloxone for opioid overdose

Nasal spray found to be quickest, easiest way to deliver antidote naloxone for opioid overdose

MCOD data undercounts fatal overdose deaths induced by certain drugs

MCOD data undercounts fatal overdose deaths induced by certain drugs

Effort to control opioids in an ER leaves some sickle cell patients in pain

Effort to control opioids in an ER leaves some sickle cell patients in pain

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

Top NHS doctor warns of “exploitative” party drips claiming to cure hangovers

Top NHS doctor warns of “exploitative” party drips claiming to cure hangovers

Closing of local automotive assembly plants may lead to rise in opioid overdose deaths

Closing of local automotive assembly plants may lead to rise in opioid overdose deaths

Behavioral intervention and risk education can improve parents' prompt disposal of leftover opioids

Behavioral intervention and risk education can improve parents' prompt disposal of leftover opioids