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Substance Use Disorder

Buprenorphine prescription for opioid addiction, x-waiver
January 20, 2021

Miriam Komaromy, MD, medical director for the Grayken Center for Addiction at BMC, reacts to the news of increased access to a key medication for opioid use disorder.

covid-19 vaccine for people with substance use disorder
January 20, 2021

Practical challenges and stigma must be overcome for such an effort to succeed, but success could yield a blueprint for future care.

Young man sits outside using laptop and headphones for telehealth session
December 8, 2020

As the pandemic surges, the urgency of adjusting to find the most useful approach to SUD treatment in a critical population is growing.

prescription pills and other substances
November 25, 2020

Opioid overdose deaths in youth increasingly involve cocaine and other substances rather than opioids alone, research finds.

Suboxone (a medication used to treat opioid use disorder)
November 17, 2020

Despite efforts to combat the opioid epidemic over the past decades, the data shows that death rates have not significantly improved — calling for a paradigm shift in how care is delivered.