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While there has been a great deal of empirical evidence suggesting that physical features of built environments represent strong predictors of drug use and mental health outcomes in urban settings,

Original research | 2022
Overdose, Rural/remote

We conducted a systematic review for studies reporting criminal justice involvement following exposure to community mental health services among people released from jail or prison who use illicit

Original research | 2022
About PWUD, Justice system/law enforcement, Mental health

This review provides a synthesis of the behaviour change techniques (BCT) contained in remotely delivered alcohol and/or substance misuse approaches and their association with intervention promise.

Lit review | 2022
Digital health

This scoping review examined the impact and effectiveness of safe consumption facilities (SCFs) related to: 1) individual outcomes for people who inject drugs; 2) community outcomes associated with

Scoping review | 2022
SCS/OPS, Social benefits, About PWUD, Harm reduction

Peer recovery specialists are well-positioned to engage vulnerable patients, particularly when trained in an evidence-based intervention to promote retention.

Original research | 2022
Peer/PWLLE program involvement, Substitution/OAT

This paper aims to inform policy and practice by analysing changes in the tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use of people experiencing homelessness.

Original research | 2022
Housing, About PWUD, Wrap-around services, Social services, Barriers and enablers

To design and deliver effective continuing professional development (CPD) programs, there is a need to clarify how they work within complex health system and policy contexts.

Lit review | 2022
Policy/Regulatory, About prescribers
Guidelines | 2022
Withdrawal, Clinical guidance, Harm reduction, About prescribers

Health risks associated with drug use are concentrated amongst structurally vulnerable people who use illegal drugs (PWUD).

Original research | 2022
Policy/Regulatory, About PWUD, Poverty, Equity, Housing, Justice system/law enforcement, Decriminalization/legalization, Safer supply

This study aimed to examine international addiction researchers' perspectives on: (i) brain-based explanations of addiction; (ii) the perceived dominance of the concept in science, society, treatme

Original research | 2022
About prescribers, Mental health

Opioid use disorder (OUD) and injection drug use (IDU) place justice-involved individuals at increased risk for acquiring or transmitting HIV or hepatitis C virus (HCV).

Original research | 2022
Justice system/law enforcement, Substitution/OAT

Our objective was to compare mortality rates for buprenorphine and methadone treatments among a large sample of US patients with OUD.

Original research | 2022
Mortality, Substitution/OAT, Outcomes

Gay and bisexual men (GBM) have higher substance use prevalences than general population samples – often attributed to stigmatisation of sexual minority identities.

Lit review | 2022
2SLGBTQI+, About PWUD, Stigma

We explored knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among people who use drugs in Oregon in the context of the emergence of fentanyl in the drug supply.

Original research | 2022
Harm reduction, About PWUD, Illegal drugs, Drug checking

Few jails and prisons offer MOUD and most limit access.

Original research | 2022
Justice system/law enforcement, Diversion, Substitution/OAT, Outcomes

No data exist from PWID in Upstate New York, and little from outside major US urban centers, on willingness to use supervised injection facilities (SIFs) and associated factors.

Original research | 2022
SCS/OPS, About PWUD, Barriers and enablers

Increased police presence may increase or decrease treatment-seeking behavior.

Original research | 2022
Justice system/law enforcement, Transitions in care/treatment, About PWUD, Barriers and enablers

The study's primary aim was to describe patient characteristics associated with engagement, defined as two or more completed visits, and treatment retention at 60 days, defined as a completed visit

Original research | 2022
Equity, About PWUD, Outcomes, Substitution/OAT, Transitions in care/treatment

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