Resilience and related factors as predictors of relapse risk in patients with substance use disorder: a cross-sectional study
This study ’s objective was... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - May 4, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Ayako Yamashita, Shin-ichi Yoshioka and Yuki Yajima Tags: Research Source Type: research

Subjective symptoms and serum methadone concentrations: what should guide dose adjustments in methadone maintenance treatment? A naturalistic cohort study from Norway
This study aims to investigate whether self-p... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - May 3, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Fatemeh Chalabianloo, Lars Thore Fadnes, Gudrun H øiseth, Christian Ohldieck, Jørn Henrik Vold, Christer Aas, Else-Marie Løberg, Kjell Arne Johansson and Jørgen G. Bramness Tags: Research Source Type: research

Qualitative assessment of patients ’ perspectives and needs from community pharmacists in substance use disorder management
Non-medical use of psychoactive substances is a common harmful behavior that leads to the development of Substance Use Disorders (SUDs). SUD is a significant health concern that causes adverse health consequen... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - May 1, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Sarah Fatani, Daniel Bakke, Marcel D ’Eon and Anas El-Aneed Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cyber-ethnography of cannabis marketing on social media
Since 2012, several states have legalized non-medical cannabis, and cannabis businesses have used social media as a primary form of marketing. There are concerns that social media cannabis exposure may reach u... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - April 26, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Marina C. Jenkins, Lauren Kelly, Kole Binger and Megan A. Moreno Tags: Research Source Type: research

Use of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and other substances during the first wave of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in Europe: a survey on 36,000 European substance users
The objective of this study was to describe possible changes in... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - April 26, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Jakob Manthey, Carolin Kilian, Sinclair Carr, Miroslav Bartak, Kim Bloomfield, Fleur Braddick, Antoni Gual, Maria Neufeld, Amy O ’Donnell, Benjamin Petruzelka, Vladimir Rogalewicz, Ingeborg Rossow, Bernd Schulte and Jürgen Rehm Tags: Research Source Type: research

Drug dealing and drug use prevention – a qualitative interview study of authorities’ perspectives on two open drug scenes in Stockholm
The use of illicit substances causes various health and social problems globally. Moreover, open drug use and dealing in urban areas, i.e., open drug scenes, can cause public order problems, lead to the recrui... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - April 26, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Kristin Feltmann, Johanna Gripenberg, Anna K. Strandberg, Tobias H. Elg án and Pia Kvillemo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cannabis use in patients treated for opioid use disorder pre- and post-recreational cannabis legalization in Canada
As the legalization of recreational cannabis becomes more widespread, its impact on individuals with substance use disorders must be studied. Amidst an ongoing opioid crisis, Canada ’s legalization of recreatio... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - April 13, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Tea Rosic, Nitika Sanger, Balpreet Panesar, Gary Foster, David C. Marsh, Launette Rieb, Lehana Thabane, Andrew Worster and Zainab Samaan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mandatory treatment for methamphetamine use in Australia
In 2016, following a flurry of government inquiries and taskforces including calls for mandatory treatment regimes, the Australian community nominated methamphetamine as the drug most likely to be associated a... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - April 9, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Mathew Coleman, Kelly Ridley and Michael Christmass Tags: Review Source Type: research

Harmonizing healthcare and other resource measures for evaluating economic costs in substance use disorder research
Standardization and harmonization of healthcare resource utilization data can improve evaluations of the economic impact of treating people with substance use disorder (SUD), including reductions in use of exp... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - April 8, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Michelle A. Papp, Jared A. Leff, Sean M. Murphy, April Yang, Heidi M. Crane, Lisa R. Metsch, Carlos Del Rio, Daniel J. Feaster, Josiah D. Rich, Bruce R. Schackman and Kathryn E. McCollister Tags: Research Source Type: research

Relationships between consumption patterns, health beliefs, and subjective wellbeing in Chinese Baijiu consumers
Alcohol consumption in China has increased rapidly, and there have been calls for policies and programs to address the issue. Alcohol plays a complex and important role in Chinese culture, where it is consider... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - April 7, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Debra Ann Metcalf, Anthony Saliba, Kirsty McKenzie and Appy Gao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessing the impact of Indiana legislation on opioid-based doctor shopping among Medicaid-enrolled pregnant women: a regression analysis
This study seeks to determine the asso... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - April 6, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Sukhada S. Joshi, Nicole Adams, Yuehwern Yih and Paul M. Griffin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Proportion and reasons for loss to follow-up in a cohort study of people who inject drugs to measure HIV and HCV incidence in Kerman, Iran
Understanding the reasons for loss to follow-up (LTFU) in cohort studies, especially among marginalized groups such as people who inject drugs (PWID), is needed to strengthen the rigor of efficacy trials for p... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - April 1, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Ghazal Mousavian, Nima Ghalekhani, Fatemeh Tavakoli, Willi McFarland, Armita Shahesmaeili, Heidar Sharafi, Mehrdad Khezri, Soheil Mehmandoost, Jasem Zarei, Hamid Sharifi and Ali Mirzazadeh Tags: Research Source Type: research

The association between the time of alcohol drinking and injury risk in Thailand: a cross ‐sectional emergency department study
Although the relationship between acute alcohol consumption and injuries is well recognized, studies exploring how the time of day the drinking commences affects alcohol-related injuries have been scarce. This... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - March 30, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Bundit Sornpaisarn, Sarnti Sornpaisarn and J ürgen Rehm Tags: Research Source Type: research

Shifting the paradigm: physician-authorized, student-led efforts to provide harm reduction services amidst legislative opposition
For over 30 years, syringe services programs (SSPs) have served as an efficacious intervention for the prevention of HIV and Hepatitis C transmission among persons who use drugs. Despite a strong body of evide... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - March 24, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Timothy P. McMullen, Mahan Naeim, Carol Newark, Haden Oliphant, Jeffrey Suchard and Faried Banimahd Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Prevalence and correlates of non-daily and daily cannabis use among persons 15  years and older in South Africa: results of a national survey in 2017
The study aimed to assess the prevalence and correlates of non-daily and daily cannabis use among persons 15  years and older in South Africa. (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - March 20, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Shandir Ramlagan, Karl Peltzer and Supa Pengpid Tags: Research Source Type: research

“They’re not doing enough.”: women’s experiences with opioids and naloxone in Toronto
Amid increasing opioid overdose deaths in Canada since 2010 and a changing naloxone access landscape, there is a need for up-to-date research on Canadian women ’s experiences with opioids. Studies on Canadian t... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - March 20, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Emilie R. Macleod, Iren Tajbakhsh, Sarah Hamilton-Wright, Nancy Laliberte, Jessica L. Wiese and Flora I. Matheson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessing the quality of information provided on websites selling Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) to consumers in Canada
Amid a Canadian opioid crisis, many have turned to natural health products, such as kratom (Mitragyna speciosa), to manage their opioid withdrawal. Kratom has also been reported to relieve anxiety, improve stamin... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - March 19, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Jeremy Y. Ng, Muhammad Ans and Amn Marwaha Tags: Research Source Type: research

Investigating the factor structure of a translated recovery-orientation instrument in inpatient treatment for substance use disorder
Recovery has been outlined as a process of change through which involvement and empowerment enables individuals to reach their goals and aspirations. Recovery self-assessment (RSA) is an instrument that has be... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - March 19, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Dagny Adriaenssen Johannessen, Amy Østertun Geirdal and Trond Nordfjærn Tags: Research Source Type: research

Take home injectable opioids for opioid use disorder during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic is in urgent need: a case study
In North America the opioid poisoning crisis currently faces the unprecedented challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, further straining people and communities already facing structural and individual vul... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - March 5, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes, Scott MacDonald, Charles Boissonneault and Kelli Harper Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Examination of referral source and retention among women in residential substance use disorder treatment: a prospective follow-up study
Court-mandated substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, as compared to nonmandated treatment, has been associated with increased retention and completion. However, whether child protective services (CPS)-mandat... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - March 2, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Dean Rivera, Donna Dueker and Hortensia Amaro Tags: Research Source Type: research

Substance use and symptoms of mental health disorders: a prospective cohort of patients with severe substance use disorders in Norway
There is high co-occurrence of substance use disorders (SUD) and mental health disorders. We aimed to assess impact of substance use patterns and sociodemographic factors on mental health distress using the te... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - February 27, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Christer Frode Aas, J ørn Henrik Vold, Rolf Gjestad, Svetlana Skurtveit, Aaron Guanliang Lim, Kristian Varden Gjerde, Else-Marie Løberg, Kjell Arne Johansson and Lars Thore Fadnes Tags: Research Source Type: research

A scoping review of factors that influence opioid overdose prevention for justice-involved populations
There is a high risk of death from opioid overdose following release from prison. Efforts to develop and implement overdose prevention programs for justice-involved populations have increased in recent years. ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - February 22, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Christine E. Grella, Erika Ostlie, Christy K. Scott, Michael L. Dennis, John Carnevale and Dennis P. Watson Tags: Review Source Type: research

Social capital and chemsex initiation in young gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men: the pink carpet Y cohort study
Young gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (YMSM) are especially vulnerable to the risks associated with sexualized substance use, or ‘chemsex’. Engaging in chemsex established as a major risk fa... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - February 19, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Rayner Kay Jin Tan, Caitlin Alsandria O ’Hara, Wee Ling Koh, Daniel Le, Avin Tan, Adrian Tyler, Calvin Tan, Chronos Kwok, Sumita Banerjee and Mee Lian Wong Tags: Research Source Type: research

‘Resurgent’, ‘twin’ or ‘silent’ epidemic? A select data overview and observations on increasing psycho-stimulant use and harms in North America
In the early 2000s, increasing prevalence of psycho-stimulant (e.g., crack/cocaine, methamphetamine) use and related harms, including severe adverse health outcomes, was observed among - mostly marginalized - ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - February 15, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Benedikt Fischer, Caroline O ’Keefe-Markman, Angelica (Min-Hye) Lee and Dimitri Daldegan-Bueno Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Changes in cannabis use, exposure, and health perceptions following legalization of adult recreational cannabis use in California: a prospective observational study
Most U.S. states have legalized cannabis for medical and/or recreational use. In a 6-month prospective observational study, we examined changes in adult cannabis use patterns and health perceptions following b... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - February 12, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Kathleen Gali, Sandra J. Winter, Naina J. Ahuja, Erica Frank and Judith J. Prochaska Tags: Research Source Type: research

Changes in opioid-related deaths following increased access to opioid substitution treatment
Opioid-related mortality is high and increasing in the Western world, and interventions aimed at reducing opioid-related deaths represent an important area of study. In Sk åne County, Sweden, a patient choice r... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - February 10, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Lisa Andersson, Anders H åkansson, Jonas Berge and Björn Johnson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Determinants and prevalence of relapse among patients with substance use disorders: case of Icyizere Psychotherapeutic Centre
Relapse to substance use after successful detoxication and rehabilitation is a public health concern worldwide. Forty to sixty percent of persons in general relapsed after completing detoxication and rehabilit... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - February 1, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Eric Kabisa, Emmanuel Biracyaza, Jean d ’Amour Habagusenga and Aline Umubyeyi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessing the impact of a restrictive opioid prescribing law in West Virginia
The Opioid Reduction Act (SB 273) took effect in West Virginia in June 2018. This legislation limited ongoing chronic opioid prescriptions to 30  days’ supply, and first-time opioid prescriptions to 7 days’ sup... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - February 1, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Cara L. Sedney, Maryam Khodaverdi, Robin Pollini, Patricia Dekeseredy, Nathan Wood and Treah Haggerty Tags: Research Source Type: research

Opioid use, regulation, and harms in Brazil: a comprehensive narrative overview of available data and indicators
Global opioid consumption increased multifold post-2000, disproportionately in high-income countries, with severe mortality/morbidity consequences. Latin America features comparatively low opioid availability;... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 26, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Lucas O. Maia, Dimitri Daldegan-Bueno and Benedikt Fischer Tags: Review Source Type: research

“I can’t live like that”: the experience of caregiver stress of caring for a relative with substance use disorder
The impact of addiction extends beyond the individual using a substance. Caring for an individual with addiction creates persistent stressful circumstances that cause worry, anger, depression, shame, guilt, an... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 15, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Geoffrey Maina, Marcella Ogenchuk, Taryn Phaneuf and Abukari Kwame Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of treatment status and life quality on anxiety in MMT patients
This study aims to investigate the effects o... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 13, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Penghui Cao, Zhaohua Zhang, Jun Zhong, Shichao Xu, Qiaofang Huang and Ni Fan Tags: Research Source Type: research

The prevalence and correlates of substance use disorders among patients of two different treatment settings in Thailand
Monk healers provide an accessible and popular service in Southeast Asia, but little is known on the substance use status of their clients. This investigation intended to assess and compare the rate and correl... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 13, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Supa Pengpid and Karl Peltzer Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Three-month outcomes from a patient-centered program to treat opioid use disorder in Iowa, USA
Opioid use disorder (OUD), a chronic disease, is a major public health problem. Despite availability of effective treatment, too few people receive it and treatment retention is low. Understanding barriers and... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 12, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Alison C. Lynch, Andrea N. Weber, Suzy Hedden, Sayeh Sabbagh, Stephan Arndt and Laura Acion Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Changing course: supporting a shift to environmental strategies in a state prevention system
This study examines how the North Carolina state prevention system responded to a policy shift from individual-level prevention strategies to environmental strategies from the perspective of the organizations ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 12, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Parissa J. Ballard, Melinda Pankratz, Kimberly G. Wagoner, Jennifer Cornacchione Ross, Scott D. Rhodes, Sunday Azagba, Eunyoung Y. Song and Mark Wolfson Tags: Research Source Type: research

The relationship between severity of drug problems and perceived interdependence of drug use and sexual intercourse among adult males in drug addiction rehabilitation centers in Japan
Consuming drugs in conjunction with sexual intercourse may shape the perceived interdependence of drug use and sexual intercourse (PIDS). Additionally, the severity of drug problems may have a significant impa... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 7, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Risa Yamada, Takuya Shimane, Ayumi Kondo, Masako Yonezawa and Toshihiko Matsumoto Tags: Research Source Type: research

Contextual influences of illicit adolescent marijuana cultivation and trading in the Inqguza Hill local municipality of South Africa: implications for public health policy
Although commercial cultivation and trading of marijuana, commonly known as cannabis or dagga in the South African context, remains an illicit practice, adolescents actively engage in it. However, contextual i... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 7, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Emmanuel Manu, Mbuyiselo Douglas and Mohlomi Jafta Ntsaba Tags: Research Source Type: research

Commercial and public payer opioid analgesic prescribing policies: a case study
One strategy to address the high number of U.S. opioid-related deaths is to restrict high-risk or inappropriate opioid analgesic prescribing and dispensing. Federal and state laws and regulations have implemen... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 6, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Cynthia L. Arfken and Victoria Tutag Lehr Tags: Research Source Type: research

Various forms of alcohol use and their predictors among pregnant women in post conflict northern Uganda: a cross sectional study
This study set out to determine the various forms of alcohol consumption among pregnant women and their predict... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 4, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Apophia Agiresaasi, Goretti Nassanga, Gakenia Wamuyu Maina, Juliet Kiguli, Elizabeth Nabiwemba and Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye Tags: Research Source Type: research

Drug Abstinence Self-Efficacy Scale (DASES): psychometric properties of the Farsi version
Research has demonstrated that therapeutic interventions based on the self-efficacy theory produce positive outcomes for people who exhibit addictive behaviors, such as alcohol and drug use. Several questionna... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 3, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Maryam Khazaee-Pool, Seyed Abolhassan Naghibi, Tahereh Pashaei, Mosharafeh Chaleshgar-Kordasiabi, Mahbobeh Daneshnia and Koen Ponnet Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence and associated factors for alcohol use disorder among tuberculosis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis study
Alcohol use disorders (AUD) in tuberculosis patients are complicated with poor compliance to anti-tuberculosis treatment and poor tuberculosis treatment outcomes. However, aggregate data concerning this proble... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - January 3, 2021 Category: Addiction Authors: Mogesie Necho, Mekonnen Tsehay, Muhammed Seid, Yosef Zenebe, Asmare Belete, Habitam Gelaye and Amare Muche Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of clinical and sociodemographic factors on fatigue among patients with substance use disorder: a cohort study from Norway for the period 2016 –2020
This study aims to evaluate fatigue among patients with SUD using a nine-item f... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - December 14, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: J ørn Henrik Vold, Rolf Gjestad, Christer F. Aas, Fatemeh Chalabianloo, Svetlana Skurtveit, Else-Marie Løberg, Kjell Arne Johansson and Lars Thore Fadnes Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors associated with substance use disorder treatment completion: a cross-sectional analysis of justice-involved adolescents
Substance use disorders (SUD) are prevalent among those in the juvenile justice system. SUD treatment programs implemented in correctional settings can prevent overdose and other health-related problems among ... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - December 7, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Micah E. Johnson and Dieu X. Tran Tags: Research Source Type: research

A double-edged sword of using opioids and COVID-19: a toxicological view
Today, COVID-19 is spreading around the world. Information about its mechanism, prognostic factors, and management is minimal. COVID-19, as a human disease, has several identifying phases. Physicians of patien... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - December 3, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Mahshid Ataei, Farshad M. Shirazi, Roland J. Lamarine, Samaneh Nakhaee and Omid Mehrpour Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Alcohol use disorders, beverage preferences and the influence of alcohol marketing: a preliminary study
Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD) are among the most prevalent mental disorders in the world. They are the leading risk factor for premature mortality and disability among 15 to 49-year-olds. Links between alcohol m... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - November 30, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Morgane Guillou Landreat, C éline Beauvais, Marie Grall Bronnec, Delphine Le Goff, Jean Yves Le reste, Delphine Lever, Antoine Dany and Karine Gallopel Morvan Tags: Research Source Type: research

“Students in public and private schools—which are at higher risk of drug use?”: a survey from Iran
Recent evidence from Western countries suggests that private school students are more prone to drug use. Such an evidence is lacking in Muslim countries. The aim of this study was to examine whether the risk o... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - November 23, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Ali Bahramnejad, Abedin Iranpour and Nouzar Nakhaee Tags: Research Source Type: research

“I think everybody should take it if they’re doing drugs, doing heroin, or having sex for money”: a qualitative study exploring perceptions of pre-exposure prophylaxis among female participants in an opioid intervention court program
Women ’s rise in opioid use disorder has increased their presence in the criminal justice system and related risk behaviors for HIV infection. Although pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is an effective biomedical... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - November 23, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Sarahmona M. Przybyla, Catherine Cerulli, Jacob Bleasdale, Kennethea Wilson, Melissa Hordes, Nabila El-Bassel and Diane S. Morse Tags: Research Source Type: research

Large and non-specific somatic disease burdens among ageing, long-term opioid maintenance treatment patients
To describe and explore somatic disease burdens of ageing long-term patients in opioid maintenance treatment (OMT), a unique population emerging in countries offering OMT as a long-term treatment. (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - November 16, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: David Medved, Thomas Clausen, Anne Bukten, Ronny Bj ørnestad and Ashley Elizabeth Muller Tags: Research Source Type: research

Naloxone administration by nonmedical providers- a descriptive study of County sheriff department training
In 2015 a county sheriff department in Michigan began a training program for its deputies on administration of naloxone for non-medical providers. (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - November 12, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Alan Janssen, Brittany Garove and Virginia LaBond Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Assessing public behavioral health services data: a mixed method analysis
Measuring behavioral health treatment accessibility requires timely, comprehensive and accurate data collection. Existing public sources of data have inconsistent metrics, delayed times to publication and do n... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - November 11, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Sierra X. Vaughn, Hannah L. Maxey, Alyson Keen, Kelli Thoele and Robin Newhouse Tags: Research Source Type: research

The prospects for sustaining evidence-based responses to the US opioid epidemic: state leadership perspectives
The US 21st Century Cures Act provided $7.5 billion in grant funding to states and territories for evidence-based responses to the opioid epidemic. Currently, little is known about optimal strategies for susta... (Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy)
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - November 4, 2020 Category: Addiction Authors: Lauren Caton, Mina Yuan, Dexter Louie, Carlos Gallo, Karen Abram, Lawrence Palinkas, C. Hendricks Brown and Mark McGovern Tags: Research Source Type: research