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Stigma

buprenorphine prescription for opioid use disorder using suboxone with naloxone
May 20, 2021

Miriam Komaromy, MD, medical director of BMC's Grayken Center for Addiction, cautions that the new rules don't go far enough in addressing opioid overdose deaths.

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October 5, 2020

A discussion with the medical director of the National Harm Reduction Coalition sheds light on structural failures that impact people with substance use.

August 4, 2020

Word choice can perpetuate or undermine the dangerous stigma surrounding addiction. Advocates are trying to move the needle in the right direction.

January 3, 2020

Understanding the reasons for self-treatment and targeting community settings may help providers reach people who avoid necessary care, a new study suggests.

September 27, 2019

An HIV and addiction expert shares his insights into the evolving presence of methamphetamine in the opioid crisis and its implications for curbing substance use disorder.