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Substance Use Disorder

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.

September 14, 2020

Infectious disease physician Josh Barocas will use NIDA grant to create a novel surveillance network for people who use drugs, emphasizing community engagement.

June 12, 2020

With systemic shortcomings in addiction medicine training on full display, experts find new ways to share knowledge with those providing care.