Projects related to Understanding, Preventing and Treating Opioid Abuse
Our team researched the addictive nature of opioid drugs in hopes of maximizing painkilling and sedative benefits.
Informing an evidence-based approach to preventing behavioral health problems and promoting recovery support services
Comparing the effects of strategies for reducing opioid misuse and overdose
Investigating potential drugs that provide the pain relief of marijuana without the high
Determining which treatment options work for which patients
Every day, millions of patients in the United States and around the world make health-related judgments that affect their lives, and they would benefit from information that helps them make better decisions.
Supporting performance measurement and management for substance abuse and mental health disorders programs in the United States
One of the most influential projects in the social and behavioral sciences, the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health) has been cited in more than 3,000 research papers. It looks at the health of a group of adolescents as they age.
Since the year 2000, over half a million people in the United States have died of opioid-related overdoses.
Testing consumers' understanding of a label to facilitate naloxone use in emergencies
Millions of Americans live with chronic noncancer pain leading to disability and reduced quality of life.
Our learning network released the report "Stakeholder-driven Action Plan for Improving Pain Management, Opioid Use, and Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Through Patient-Centered Clinical Decision Support” to articulate and begin making progress toward applying PCCDS to address OUD.