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We aimed to examine whether childhood trauma and mental disorders are associated with opioid agonist treatment (OAT) engagement, contact with the criminal justice system, and mortality among people

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

This manuscript is the product of the authors’ discussions, literature overview, and consultation with experts in the field, and identifies important gaps in the evidence base for substance use dis

Lit review | 2022
Justice system/law enforcement

We undertook this study to examine rural-specific contextual factors that affect the day-to-day experiences of PWUD.

Original research | 2022
About PWUD, Stigma, Rural/remote
Commentary | 2022
About prescribers, Policy/Regulatory, Safer supply, Clinical guidance, Hesitancy of prescribers
Guidelines | 2022
Clinical guidance, Safer supply, Policy/Regulatory, About prescribers

We investigated drug use-related stigma as a correlate of using opioids while alone frequently (very often vs.

Original research | 2022
Overdose, About PWUD, Stigma

Using a person-centered approach, this study evaluates patterns of treatment barriers and the factors associated with experiencing distinct sets of barriers among women.

Original research | 2022
Sex/Gender , About PWUD, Barriers and enablers

Arts-based interventions are ideal participatory action approaches that can empower young people to be active agents in substance use prevention.

Scoping review | 2022
Youth, Harm reduction

We examined competing risks and drivers of solitary drug use (SDU), as well as harm reduction strategies implemented during SDU episodes, among women who inject drugs.

Original research | 2022
Overdose, Sex/Gender , About PWUD, Harm reduction

We discuss the best available evidence regarding virtual overdose monitoring services as an additional option for enhancing timely access to harm reduction and overdose response, and describe our i

Original research | 2022
Overdose, Digital health, Harm reduction

There is limited data on psychostimulant use for various racial and ethnic groups, including Black people, and the challenges they face living as minorities overcoming historical challenges includi

Lit review | 2022
Stimulants, Equity, About PWUD

We examined associations between discontinuation and tapering of prescribed opioids and risk of overdose among people on long-term opioid therapy for pain, stratified by diagnosed OUD and prescribe

Original research | 2022
Outcomes, Overdose, About PWUD

Community drug checking is an emerging response to the overdose crisis. However, stigma has been identified as a potential barrier to service use that requires investigation.

Original research | 2022
Stigma, Illegal drugs, Drug checking, Barriers and enablers

To investigate the association between pharmacotherapies and hospitalization and mortality outcomes in persons with amphetamine or methamphetamine use disorder.

Original research | 2022
Stimulants, Mortality, Safer supply, About PWUD, Substitution/OAT

The objective of this study was to determine the number of drug checking samples containing fentanyl and fentanyl analogues using both point of care and confirmatory drug checking technologies.

Original research | 2022
Drug checking, Illegal drugs

We aimed to determine: (i) the toxicological profile of cocaine, metabolites and adulterants amongst three groups of cocaine-related fatalities in which cocaine and/or metabolites were present in b

Original research | 2022
Stimulants, Mortality, About PWUD, Overdose

This review aims to describe telemedicine-delivered substance use disorder (SUD) treatments and services along the cascade of care in the U.S. after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lit review | 2022
Digital health, About prescribers

Understanding the geographic variations in fatal overdose mortality is necessary to avoid disproportionate risk resulting from service access inequity.

Original research | 2022
Overdose, Illegal drugs, Rural/remote, Mortality
Page Web | 2021
la politique / le cadre de réglementation, à propos des pharmaciens

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