Articles in this supplement focus on the global opioid crisis, including coverage of harm reduction approaches, health justice promotion, and lessons learned.
Resources and Tools
A recent study published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence found evidence for racial/ethnic disparities in buprenorphine distribution across the United States.
Clinicians can now access up-to-date evidence-based office-based addiction treatment recommendations for treating opioid use disorder (OUD) on a smartphone app.
This policy brief identified states potentially at risk for an HIV or HCV outbreak and used data from multiple sources to examine rural-urban differences in 1) state-level infectious disease surveillance, prevention activities, and collaboration with stakeholders; 2) local health department-level
Because of naloxone’s ability to reverse opioid overdose and its ease of use, by July 15, 2017, all 50 states and the District of Columbia had passed legislation to improve naloxone access, as one strategy to reduce opioid overdose morbidity and mortality.