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We examined prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of past year presumed xylazine effects and association with overdose and wound-related outcomes.

Original research | 2024
About PWUD, Overdose

We describe methadone and BUP/NX titration patterns and their associations with treatment outcomes among individuals with a prescription-type opioid use disorder (OUD).

Original research | 2024
Substitution/OAT, Outcomes

Little is known about demand-side issues, such as reasons for use and pathways to opioid use.

Original research | 2024
Youth, About PWUD

We performed a national survey of people who use drugs to evaluate common drug use preparation, harm reduction practices, and experiences with injection site infections.

Original research | 2024
Injecting drugs, About PWUD, Harm reduction

Community agencies and the City of Toronto opened COVID-19 isolation and recovery sites (CIRS) in March 2020.

Original research | 2024
Safer supply, About PWUD, About prescribers

Examine differences in neighborhood characteristics and services between overdose hotspot and non-hotspot neighborhoods and identify neighborhood-level population factors associated with increased

Original research | 2024
Overdose, Poverty, Housing, Social services
Commentary | 2024
Clinical guidance, About prescribers

One form of safe supply enlists clinicians to prescribe opioids so that people have access to drugs of known composition and strength.

Commentary | 2022
Safer supply, About prescribers, Harm reduction, Clinical guidance

Transgender and gender diverse (TGD) people who use drugs report barriers to accessing substance use treatment, including provider mistreatment.

Original research | 2024
About prescribers, 2SLGBTQI+

We determined the association between prescribed opioid receipt with incident cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Original research | 2024
Chronic pain, Outcomes

This study aims to assess residential compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centers (CDDRC)'s effectiveness in promoting sustained abstinence among people who use drugs (PWUD) in Kerman, Ira

Original research | 2024
Legal system/law enforcement, Policy/Regulatory, About PWUD, Outcomes

We sought to explore the association between counseling requirements, drug testing practices, and buprenorphine treatment termination rates through administering a survey to buprenorphine prescribe

Original research | 2024
About prescribers, Substitution/OAT, Barriers and enablers

Barriers to treatment access may be diminished by low-threshold mobile treatment programs but concern regarding their impact on local public safety challenges their adoption.

Original research | 2024
Crime, Substitution/OAT, Hesitancy of prescribers , Barriers and enablers

This report presents a novel treatment protocol comprised of behavior-targeted and pharmacological components that aims to reduce the intensity and duration of methamphetamine intoxication and with

Original research | 2024
Stimulants, About PWUD, About prescribers, Withdrawal, Hospitals, Clinical guidance

We sought to quantify the methodologic bias incorporated by using all encounters versus initial encounters and assess if this risk is evenly distributed across all routes of drug administration.

Original research | 2024
Injecting drugs, Hospitals, About PWUD

This study aims to identify available addictive disorder screening tests whose feasibility has been evaluated in primary care.

Lit review | 2024
About prescribers, Clinical guidance

We completed a systematic observational study of English-language online forums related to recovery from alcohol or other drug addiction in late 2021.

Original research | 2024
Digital health, About PWUD
Guidelines | 2023
Youth, Withdrawal, Hospitals, Clinical guidance, About prescribers
Rapport | 2024
la dépénalisation / la légalisation, le régime juridique / l'application de la loi, la politique / le cadre de réglementation
Report | 2024
Decriminalization/legalization, Legal system/law enforcement, Policy/Regulatory

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