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Surmounting Withdrawal to Initiate Fast Treatment with Naltrexone (SWIFT): Improving the Real-World Effectiveness of Injection Naltrexone for Opioid Use Disorder (NIH HEAL Initiative)

Funded by the NIH HEAL Initiative

This study will examine if rapid transition to extended release naltrexone (XR-NTX) following detoxification yields a higher proportion of patients successfully receiving the first injection of XR-NTX compared to standard detoxification and naltrexone initiation and will assess facilitators and barriers to implementing rapid XR-NTX initiation.

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Principal Investigator(s)
Adam Bisaga, M.D.
Research Psychiatrist
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Division on Substance Abuse
1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 120
New York, NY 10032

Edward V. Nunes, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York State Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
Unit 51, Room 3717
New York, NY 10032

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