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Music festivals embrace overdose reversal drugs, but fentanyl testing kits remain taboo

Music festivals embrace overdose reversal drugs, but fentanyl testing kits remain taboo

Administering low-dose buprenorphine intravenously may be a quick way to treat patients with substance use disorders

Administering low-dose buprenorphine intravenously may be a quick way to treat patients with substance use disorders

Future wave of opioid-involved overdose deaths will spike in rural and urban areas

Future wave of opioid-involved overdose deaths will spike in rural and urban areas

Study: Prescribing rate of non-opioid pain medications increased after 2016 CDC guideline

Study: Prescribing rate of non-opioid pain medications increased after 2016 CDC guideline

Study finds a drop in percentage of methadone-involved overdose deaths from January 2019 to August 2021

Study finds a drop in percentage of methadone-involved overdose deaths from January 2019 to August 2021

How common is pediatric cannabis use and what are the risks?

How common is pediatric cannabis use and what are the risks?

‘Hypervitaminosis D’ is on the rise and linked to serious health issues

‘Hypervitaminosis D’ is on the rise and linked to serious health issues

Crowdsourced data on overdoses pinpoints where to help

Crowdsourced data on overdoses pinpoints where to help

Study uncovers a new, specific target for developing treatments for cocaine addiction

Study uncovers a new, specific target for developing treatments for cocaine addiction

Data-driven simulation model projects three key strategies that could save many lives from opioid crisis

Data-driven simulation model projects three key strategies that could save many lives from opioid crisis

Rejected minorities more likely to indulge in risky coping behaviors

Rejected minorities more likely to indulge in risky coping behaviors

Kratom: A dangerous or beneficial plant?

Kratom: A dangerous or beneficial plant?

Adolescents and young adults less likely to get addiction treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Adolescents and young adults less likely to get addiction treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Flexible model of care can be effective in treating opioid use disorder

Flexible model of care can be effective in treating opioid use disorder

As Biden fights overdoses, harm reduction groups face local opposition

As Biden fights overdoses, harm reduction groups face local opposition

Opioid tapering associated with increased overdose and mental health crisis extending up to 2 years

Opioid tapering associated with increased overdose and mental health crisis extending up to 2 years

Pandemic-era changes to prescribing opioid use disorder treatment improved treatment outcomes

Pandemic-era changes to prescribing opioid use disorder treatment improved treatment outcomes

Aromatherapy can help control pain and reduce opioid consumption, preliminary study suggests

Aromatherapy can help control pain and reduce opioid consumption, preliminary study suggests

Deadly drug overdose rates among Black people more than doubles in Kentucky

Deadly drug overdose rates among Black people more than doubles in Kentucky

MGH scientists develop a data-driven simulation model to address the rampant opioid crisis

MGH scientists develop a data-driven simulation model to address the rampant opioid crisis