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Opioid Crisis
Missed opportunities for opioid treatment
Published Jan 21, 2018
Most people referred for opioid treatment by criminal justice system don't receive optimal care, Bloomberg School researchers find
Bill Clinton urges swift action on opioids
Published Jan 21, 2018
Former president visits Bloomberg school for discussion of the drug epidemic and the public health response
Work Hard/Play Smart
Brain chemistry lesson
Published Jan 21, 2018
Student drug, alcohol abuse awareness campaign begins with talk by Hopkins neuroscientist Linda Gorman
Prescription drugs
The 'moral imperative' of treating opioid withdrawal
Published Jan 21, 2018
After harrowing experience with painkillers, Hopkins bioethicist says doctors must do more to help patients through withdrawal
Drug treatment
Methadone underdose
Published Jan 21, 2018
Study finds connection between lower-than-recommended methadone doses, race of program directors / Carey Business School
Addiction
Driven to binge
Published Jan 21, 2018
Researchers locate what could be brain's trigger for binge behavior
Rewarding behaviors
Why breaking habits is hard
Published Jan 21, 2018
Our brains are wired to focus on previously pleasing things, even if we don't realize it
Painkiller abuse
'Pill mill' crackdown saves lives, researchers say
Published Jan 21, 2018
Efforts in Florida appear to dramatically reduce painkiller overdose deaths / School of Public Health
Policy Talk
Experts explore mental health, addiction
Published Jan 21, 2018
School of Public Health event organized in part by new Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research
Painkiller nation?
Published Jan 21, 2018
School of Public Health study finds that most Americans use painkillers but also see abuse as a serious issue / School of Public Health