A new report offers ways to reduce the toll of two public health crises—the opioid crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic—at the same time.
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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A non-hallucinogenic version of the psychedelic drug ibogaine called TBG has potential for treating addiction and depression, research with mice suggests.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~5 min
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A drug originally used to treat high blood pressure can help people with alcohol withdrawal symptoms reduce or eliminate their drinking, researchers say.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~4 min
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Stress ups the risks for alcohol and drug abuse, and difficulty in getting treatment makes coping with addiction even harder during COVID, an expert argues.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~6 min
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The relationship between smoking, substance use, and mental health among sexual and gender minority populations suggest a need for holistic treatment.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
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Although nicotine's primary risk is addiction to tobacco, 83% of doctors strongly believe it directly contributes to heart disease, a new survey finds.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~5 min
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The risk that young adults who receive an opioid prescription for the first time will develop a substance abuse problem isn't as high as believed.
Aug. 13, 2020 • ~4 min
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