A study of mice has revealed that brain cells previously thought of only as “glue” to hold neurons together also promote the formation of new synapses that contribute to addiction, creating a new potential area of focus in the treatment of substance use disorders.
Cognitive behavioral therapy was found to reduce symptoms of insomnia among young adult binge drinkers in a pilot study recently released by the University of Missouri School of Medicine and published in the Sleep Research Society journal.
Director Ashley M. Shaw, MS, MBA, shares the Creating Opportunity for Recovery Employment program’s philosophy for connecting individuals in recovery with the right job opportunities and building trust with area employers.
The Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) has announced it will provide more than $634,000 in grants to 10 organizations to help at-risk populations that are struggling with increases in opioid use and overdoses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Institutes of Health officials have outlined additional details on the HEALing Communities Study, a multi-year initiative that will attempt to address gaps in efforts to reach the communities that have been hardest hit by the opioid epidemic and provide evidence-based interventions for OUD.