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Substance 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.

illustration of young adult with addiction with her mother and doctor
January 27, 2021

Better health outcomes hinge on positive social support for young adults with SUD, but uninformed family members can unintentionally cause harm.

illustration of criminal justice reform for young adults with substance use disorder
January 27, 2021

The lack of developmentally appropriate addiction treatment services and the trauma of spending time in adult prisons make it harder for young people to overcome substance use disorders.

illustration of medication for substance use disorder with charts
January 27, 2021

Experts underline that early intervention and tailored services are necessary to prevent lifelong harm for this vulnerable age group.

illustration of a toolbox of harm reduction services for substance use disorder
January 27, 2021

Providers can create more entry points to treatment and ultimately save lives by offering youth-centered harm reduction services in clinical settings.