Category: Drug Rehab

Jan 14
Offering buprenorphine medication to people with opioid use disorder in jail may reduce rearrest and reconviction

A study conducted in two rural Massachusetts jails found that people with opioid use…

Jan 03
Making Addiction Treatment More Realistic and Pragmatic: The Perfect Should Not be the Enemy of the Good

This essay was also published by Health Affairs on January 3, 2022.Last year saw drug…

Dec 15
Monitoring the Future 2021 Survey Results

Monitoring the Future is an annual drug use survey of eighth, 10th and 12th grade…

Dec 14
Percentage of adolescents reporting drug use decreased significantly in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic endured

The percentage of adolescents reporting substance use decreased significantly in 2021,…

Nov 30
This World AIDS Day, Finding Inspiration at the Intersection of HIV and Substance Use

Today marks the 33rd  World AIDS Day. As we work to address the structural and social…

Nov 24
Remembering Paul Bowman, Beloved Peer Recovery Coach and Advocate

It was with immense sadness that I learned last week of the death of Paul Bowman. Paul…

Nov 02
To End the Drug Crisis, Bring Addiction Out of the Shadows

This article previously appeared on AAMCNews, a publication of the Association of…

Oct 14
Buprenorphine misuse decreased among U.S. adults with opioid use disorder from 2015-2019

Data from a nationally representative survey indicate that in 2019, nearly…

Oct 05
Longitudinal Studies of Children Will Provide Needed Insight about the Developmental Impact of the Pandemic

Last week, the first grant awards were made for the HEALthy Brain and Child…