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Boston Medical Center receives $3.7 million grant to expand fellowship programs in addiction

Boston Medical Center receives $3.7 million grant to expand fellowship programs in addiction

First-time opioid prescriptions may lead to substance-related problems later in life

First-time opioid prescriptions may lead to substance-related problems later in life

Opioid initiation risk in young adults, adolescents may not be as high as previously thought

Opioid initiation risk in young adults, adolescents may not be as high as previously thought

NIDA funding allows Temple scientists to continue critical substance abuse research

NIDA funding allows Temple scientists to continue critical substance abuse research

Report highlights the need to improve quality of care for high-risk veterans

Report highlights the need to improve quality of care for high-risk veterans

Many private post-acute care facilities explicitly discriminate patients with substance use disorder

Many private post-acute care facilities explicitly discriminate patients with substance use disorder

ATS releases new practice guideline on treating tobacco dependence in adult smokers

ATS releases new practice guideline on treating tobacco dependence in adult smokers

Coronavirus crisis disrupts treatment for another epidemic: Addiction

Coronavirus crisis disrupts treatment for another epidemic: Addiction

Oral antibiotic therapy can effectively treat infections in people who inject illicit drugs

Oral antibiotic therapy can effectively treat infections in people who inject illicit drugs

Study shows how psychedelic drug psilocybin works in the brain

Study shows how psychedelic drug psilocybin works in the brain

Study finds large racial/ethnic differences in use of medication for OUD during pregnancy

Study finds large racial/ethnic differences in use of medication for OUD during pregnancy

Brief intervention effective in preventing increased and riskier drug use

Brief intervention effective in preventing increased and riskier drug use

Study: Scant proportion of hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder receive treatment

Study: Scant proportion of hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder receive treatment

Pharmacy-level barriers limit treatment for opioid use disorder in Appalachian Kentucky

Pharmacy-level barriers limit treatment for opioid use disorder in Appalachian Kentucky

C2C receives competitive grant to help address opioid crisis

C2C receives competitive grant to help address opioid crisis

What are the side effects of social and physical distancing?

What are the side effects of social and physical distancing?

Newsom’s ambitious health care agenda crumbles in a ‘radically changed’ world

Newsom’s ambitious health care agenda crumbles in a ‘radically changed’ world

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

Proactive outreach can be an effective way to improve long-term opioid use disorder care

Proactive outreach can be an effective way to improve long-term opioid use disorder care