Status: Completed

Impacting the Opioid Crisis: Prevention, Education, and Practice for non-Prescribing Providers

This free course will empower non-prescribing providers and other learners in directly impacting the opioid epidemic through increased knowledge and tools to transform practice and policies. The course will consider the opioid epidemic from several evi …

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A Prospective Study of the Nonmedical use of Prescription Medications by Adolescents

The medical and nonmedical use of scheduled prescription medications (e.g. sleep, stimulant, anxiety/sedative, and pain) have increased among adolescents living in the United States, leading to a new set of health risks for this age group. Despite the …

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Longitudinal Changes in Recovery from Drug Use Disorders: A National Study

This project used two waves of nationally representative longitudinal data to examine the course of drug use disorders (DUDs) along with longitudinal changes in recovery from DUDs, including rates and correlates of relapse (i.e., recurrence of any DUD …

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Trajectories of Nonmedical Prescription Drug Misuse

This project used multiple cohorts of nationally representative longitudinal data to assess the individual patterns and trajectories of medical and nonmedical use of four classes of prescription medications (i.e., opioids, sedatives, stimulants, tranqu …

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Evaluation of trends in prescribing to opioid naïve

We found that the amount of initial opioid prescribing to opioid-naïve patients in surgery, emergency medicine and dentistry increased between 2010 and 2016. This happened while the focus of reduction had been on primary care with many statewide and na …

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