Buprenorphine tapering less effective than ongoing maintenance for prescription opioid abuse (November 20, 2014)
NIDA announces new resources for healthcare providers (April 25, 2014)
HHS leaders call for expanded use of medications to combat opioid overdose epidemic (April 24, 2014)
New England Journal of Medicine commentary describes that vital medications are currently underutilized in addiction treatment services and discusses ongoing efforts by major public health agencies to encourage their use.
NIH selects 11 Centers of Excellence in Pain Education (May 21, 2012)
NIH Pain Consortium partners with selected health professional schools.
Study provides clues for designing new anti-addiction medications (March 21, 2012)
NIH-funded research shows 3D model of activity on key receptor.
NIDA creates easy-to-read website on drug abuse (February 21, 2012)
New site for adults with limited literacy skills, with audio versions of each page.