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Opioids

jeffrey-samet-nida-grant
April 18, 2019

Lead researcher Jeffrey Samet, MD discusses the NIDA grant that seeks to reduce overdose deaths by 40% over three years in highly impacted communities.

Purdue pharma executives walk past protesting families as they exit a courthouse
January 19, 2019

A new county-by-county analysis finds that opioid marketing is associated with higher prescribing rates and higher rates of fatal overdoses one year later.

Suboxone sublingual film
March 20, 2019

Although the opioid crisis has grown into a systemic problem, a systems-level response has been fatefully slow to materialize.

results of the Hadland study on medication treatment in youths with
March 8, 2019

Even as overdose deaths increase, effective medications for opioid use disorder are underused in adolescents despite guidelines recommending their use.