Opioid users may need multiple care episodes with buprenorphine before their recovery trajectory is established, findings indicate.
Addiction researcher Caleb Banta-Green offers context to the troubling spike during COVID-19's emergence, and ideas for combatting it.
Patients on chronic opioid prescriptions who came off opioids were three times more likely to die of an overdose in the years that followed, a study found.
UW Medicine's transplant chief discusses the historical reluctance to use organs from overdose victims.
Drug-use deaths hit a record of 332 in King County last year, with two-thirds of those opioid-related overdoses, according to a new University of Washington study.