Availability of Buprenorphine Treatment in the 10 States with the Highest Drug Overdose Death Rates in the United States

The objective of this study was to assess the accuracy of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) database for patients who use it to seek buprenorphine treatment . Read the abstract . ...
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Research Calls for New Measures to Treat Mental Illness and Opioid Use

Opioid use among psychiatric hospital patients needs to be addressed through an integrated approach to managing mental illness, pain and substance use, a study by researchers at the University of Waterloo has found. 

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Mixing Marijuana with Opioids May Not Be Good for Mental Health

AAPM Secretary W. Michael Hooten, MD comments on a new study on opioid and cannabis co-use, pointing out that the study shows us "that individuals with chronic pain who use opioids and cannabis concurrently are more likely to have mental health problems and other substance use issues, and that is very important." Dr. Hooten was not an author in the study.

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2019 AAPM Meeting Highlights from Medscape

Read articles about the latest pain research present at AAPM35 in Denver, March 6-10, 2019.

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