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Lit review | 2023
Safer supply, Evidence base

Preliminary data indicate a shift toward inhalation instead of injection in opioid toxicity deaths.

Original research | 2023
Overdose, Mortality

We sought to understand the unique facilitators of and barriers to the integration of contraceptive services within the office-based addiction therapy (OBAT) model with a goal to support the design

Original research | 2023
Substitution/OAT, Wrap-around services, Parents/caregivers

We assessed PWUDs’ likelihood of using a hypothetical OPS and perceived potential barriers to accessing OPS.

Original research | 2023
Report | 2023
Safer supply, Evidence base, Housing, About PWUD, About prescribers

Between January and December 2022 a multi-service center incorporating an overdose prevention site (OPS) operated with city government sanction in San Francisco.

Original research | 2023
Crime, SCS/OPS

Estimate the long-term effects on opioid death and incarceration resulting from increasingly strict fentanyl possession laws .

Original research | 2023
Mortality, Policy/Regulatory, Justice system/law enforcement

Are higher doses of buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder associated with improved retention in treatment when use of fentanyl (vs heroin) is more prevalent?

Original research | 2023
Substitution/OAT, Transitions in care/treatment, Clinical guidance

The purpose of this paper is to provide a framework for research partnerships between people who use drugs and academic researchers, collaboratively developed and implemented as part of an evaluati

Original research | 2023
Peer/PWLLE program involvement, Workplace

In 2021, we examined the implementation and adaption of four SOS programs in Ontario. These programs use a primary care model and serve communities experiencing marginalisation.

Original research | 2023
Safer supply, About PWUD, Outcomes, Evidence base
Commentary | 2023
Justice system/law enforcement, Harm reduction, Advocacy
Report | 2023
Evidence base, About PWUD, Safer supply, Wrap-around services, Outcomes, Housing, Transitions in care/treatment, Stimulants, Injecting drugs

To characterize polysubstance death in the United States during the transition to the fourth wave of the drug overdose crisis.

Original research | 2023
Overdose, Mortality, Equity, Stimulants, About PWUD

The aim of this study was to assess the effect of the ‘How to save a life’ (HTSAL) mass media campaign on the supply of take-home naloxone (THN).

Original research | 2023
Harm reduction, Outcomes

Inpatient guidelines for methadone titration do not exist, whereas outpatient guidelines lack flexibility and do not consider individual opioid tolerance.

Original research | 2023
Hospitals, Substitution/OAT, Transitions in care/treatment, Clinical guidance, About prescribers, Outcomes

Despite the support and mentoring, only sparse information is available about how drug quality, drug prices and user expectations match at these locations.

Original research | 2023
Drug checking

Our objective was to describe pre-pandemic trends and how they changed with the onset of COVID-19 and thereafter.

Original research | 2023
Hospitals, Overdose

This article reviews research investigating the synergistic interaction of opioid-related morbidity and mortality with other social, psychiatric, and biological conditions, to describe how and why

Scoping review | 2023
Equity, Overdose

Despite extensive evidence regarding the negative effects of stigma experienced by people living with HIV (PLHIV) and people who inject drugs within health care settings, comparatively little evide

Original research | 2023
Stigma, Hospitals, About prescribers, Workplace

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