Researchers will explore the ability of Black and Latinx patients to get the less-stigmatized treatment drug, buprenorphine.
In Washington state, 42% of respondents said they had used the dangerous opioid in the previous 3 months.
New pain-treatment guidelines proposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Pre
Overdose death rates with the drug are similar for those under and over 30 – a break from patterns involving heroin and prescribed opioids.
Researchers develop a prototype device that can recognize respiration patterns and administer naloxone, a potential antidote.
Injury-prevention and addiction specialists at UW Medicine collaborate to produce a web tool for teens and parents.
Researchers publishing in Nature identify new pathway for opioid-induced reward in the brain.
As International Overdose Awareness Day dawns on Aug. 31, Washington state's largest county has set a new record for fentanyl-related deaths in one year.
Offering directly observed therapy with a video smartphone app did not improve buprenorphine engagement or outcomes, study finds.
Opioid users may need multiple care episodes with buprenorphine before their recovery trajectory is established, findings indicate.