drug overdose

May 25, 2021

Opioid users may need multiple care episodes with buprenorphine before their recovery trajectory is established, findings indicate.

February 5, 2021

Addiction researcher Caleb Banta-Green offers context to the troubling spike during COVID-19's emergence, and ideas for combatting it.

September 5, 2019

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.

May 21, 2018

UW Medicine's transplant chief discusses the historical reluctance to use organs from overdose victims.

August 12, 2017

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.

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