New guidance for researchers establishes a standard THC unit of 5 milligrams.
Dr. Newman officially began her new position at the NIDA IRP on November 22, 2020.
Looks at the challenges with substance use disorders (SUDs) among people in the criminal justice system, and why treatment and follow up is important for inmates.
Naloxone can quickly restore normal breathing to a person during an opioid overdose.
Explores the relationship between prescription opioid abuse and heroin use, including prescription opioid use as a risk factor for heroin use, reasons why people progress from using prescription opioids to heroin, and the need for prevention and treatment.
Examines women and substance use and sex and gender differences in drug addiction treatment.
Introduces a report that focuses on the topic of of common physical and mental health comorbidities with substance use disorders, a research priority for NIDA.
Describes the latest research findings on cocaine, exploring the scope of abuse in the U.S., its potential long- and short-term health effects, maternal cocaine use, and treatment approaches.
Offers the latest research findings on hallucinogens and dissociative drugs, describing what they are, how they are abused, and basic facts about different drugs within this classification of drugs.
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A plain language summary of prescription stimulant medications, how they affect the body, and how addiction can be treated.