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​Free naloxone vending machine installed at southern Indiana hospital


Despite progress, buprenorphine use in US correctional settings falling short


Making addiction treatment more realistic and pragmatic


Cannabis use impacts cognitive ability beyond intoxication: study


A brain circuit linking pain and breathing may offer a path to prevent opioid deaths


​Limits on virtual addiction treatment may soon return, making care harder to access


Two thirds of physicians surveyed believe psilocybin therapy has potential benefit for patients with treatment-resistant depression​​


​Connectomics reveals role of dopamine in cocaine use disorder


U.S. law makes scientific research on marijuana too expensive and complicated


As opioid overdose deaths hit new record, pressure grows for safe places to inject drugs in Chicago


​Inside a pioneering U.S. site authorized to monitor people using drugs


No, smoking marijuana will not protect you against COVID-19


After cannabis legalization, more THC detected in injured drivers


Opioid overdose deaths among those 55+ soar, particularly among Black men

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New models of SUD care needed to reduce pregnancy-associated deaths


Percentage of adolescents reporting drug use decreased significantly in 2021


Psychedelics And MDMA approved for medical use In Canada​


Opioid prescribing down 21% overall, but variances observed among groups


Study identifies safe dosage regimen for psilocybin


​Improving access to methadone can save lives


Does teen prescription drug misuse predict later substance problems?


The promises and perils of psychedelic health care


Kids' ED visits for cannabis exposure surged after legalization in Canada


​An inside view into how digital clinics for addiction work


Nearly one million overdose deaths have been reported since the beginning of the opioid crisis



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