Teen prescription opioid abuse, cigarette, and alcohol use trends down (December 16, 2014)
However, NIH’s 2014 Monitoring the Future survey shows high rates of e-cigarette use and fewer concerns about marijuana’s risks.
National Institute on Drug Abuse to discuss results of 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey (December 09, 2014)
Buprenorphine tapering less effective than ongoing maintenance for prescription opioid abuse (November 20, 2014)
NIH system to monitor emerging drug trends (July 17, 2014)
Data from the National Drug Early Warning System will promote rapid and effective public health responses.
NIDA review summarizes research on marijuana’s negative health effects (June 04, 2014)
Comprehensive review published in the New England Journal of Medicine also discusses why risks are greatest for teen users.
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.