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This study aimed to better understand the relationship between injury, opioids prescribed pre- and post-injury, and non-medical drug poisoning

Report | 2022
Overdose, Outcomes, Hospitals

This paper draws on notions of material, social and cultural capital, along with habitus, to examine the experiences of professionals with lower-class backgrounds, in educational programs

Original research | 2022
Equity, Social services, Barriers and enablers, Workplace

The implementation of Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) in Vancouver, Canada's Downtown Eastside in response to the overdose crisis has made it possible for people who use drugs to rec

Original research | 2022
Drug checking, Illegal drugs, Peer/PWLLE program involvement

The purpose of this report is to provide a summary of the substances that were submitted to drug checking in sites across British Columbia, as well as highlight any trends in the unregulated drug s

Report | 2022
Drug checking, Illegal drugs

In response to rising rates of opioid dependence and fatal poisonings, measures were instituted to decrease the prescription, diversion, and nonmedical use of POs including prescription drug monito

Original research | 2022
Policy/Regulatory, Evidence base, About PWUD, About prescribers, Outcomes, Illegal drugs

This systematic review aims to assess the efficacy of pharmacotherapy for methamphetamine withdrawal, the first comprehensive meta-analysis since 2008.

Lit review | 2022
Stimulants, Withdrawal, Illegal drugs

The study aims to provide insight into the lives of parents to adult children with drug addiction.

Original research | 2022
Parents/caregivers, Stigma

Following hospitalization with an injecting-related infection, use of opioid agonist treatment (OAT; methadone or buprenorphine) may be associated with reduced risk of death or rehospitalization wi

Original research | 2022
Hospitals, Substitution/OAT, Injecting tablets, Outcomes, About PWUD, Mortality

It is unclear how patients experience and adjust to losing the possibility of achieving an opioid effect.

Original research | 2022
Substitution/OAT, Transitions in care/treatment, About PWUD
Commentary | 2022
Policy/Regulatory, Equity, About prescribers, Poverty, Social services, Housing, Justice system/law enforcement

Different combinations of substance use and mental health problems require different treatment approaches.

Original research | 2022
Youth, Illegal drugs, Mental health, Substitution/OAT, Transitions in care/treatment, About PWUD

We used cross-national data to examine associations of diverse traumatic events (TEs) with SUD onset, and variation in associations over time.

Original research | 2022
About PWUD, Illegal drugs, Mental health

The current study expands on and integrates previous theoretical models concerning the pathways that link child maltreatment to substance use disorder.

Original research | 2022
About PWUD, Mental health, Illegal drugs

We utilized a newly developed, statewide database to describe epidemiologic characteristics and healthcare utilization among patients with (DU-IE) and without (non-DU-IE) drug use-associated infect

Original research | 2022
About PWUD, Illegal drugs, Injecting tablets

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal agencies acted quickly to remove a legal barrier, effectively allowing people with opioid used disorder (OUD) to initiate buprenorphine treatment via

Original research | 2022
Substitution/OAT, Digital health, Equity, Policy/Regulatory

Although several studies have found a high incidence of coexisting mental health problems among adolescents with substance use problems, follow-up studies addressing how these conditions change ove

Original research | 2022
Youth, Mental health, About PWUD

Barriers are prevalent in less populated areas where treatment options are limited.

Original research | 2022
About PWUD, Barriers and enablers, Substitution/OAT

This study examined the perspective of 163 American Indian and Alaska Native people (AIAN) in California to assess culturally based or traditional healing treatment modalities to treat opioid/subst

Original research | 2022
Indigenous, About PWUD, Barriers and enablers
Guidelines | 2021
Clinical guidance, Policy/Regulatory, About prescribers, Illegal drugs, Substitution/OAT, Carries/take-home doses
Guidelines | 2021
Clinical guidance, Policy/Regulatory, About prescribers, Substitution/OAT, Carries/take-home doses, Illegal drugs

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