Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports

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  • Treatment

This is a report from the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law Center (authors LaBelle and Weizman) that provides recommendations for actions that state and local leaders can take immediately to increase evidence-based practices, decrease arbitrary…

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  • Treatment

This is an academic paper that examined initiation of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) based on waiting time for an appointment at a low threshold addiction clinic in Boston. Patients who were able to get same-day or next-day appointments were more likely to arrive at their…

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  • Harm Reduction

This website provides a report and other resources from the Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health (ASSPH) that makes research-informed recommendations across the entire continuum of care to address the opioid crisis. 

  • Treatment

This is an academic paper that explores how methadone and buprenorphine capacity vary by race/ethnicity. Study findings show that counties with highly segregated black/African American and Hispanic/Latinx communities had more facilities to provide methadone per capita, while counties with highly…

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  • Harm Reduction

This is an academic paper showing that providing take-home naloxone to clients of opioid treatment providers (e.g. methadone clinics) is a good harm reduction strategy to reduce negative outcomes associated with opioid overdose in the community. Of the 395 participants enrolled in this study, 73…

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  • Prevention

This is an issue brief from SAMHSA that provides an overview of national trends related to opioid misuse and overdose, explains opioid risk factors and routes to access for youth, and describes school-based and school-community initiatives that address opioid prevention. The document includes an…

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  • Treatment

This is a qualitative evaluation of a training program in Washington that waivered physicians to prescribe buprenorphine. Several physicians were interviewed following the program to identify the different barriers to prescribing.

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  • Prevention
  • Treatment
  • Recovery

This is a report from the Rural Policy Research Institute that provides an overview of behavioral health in rural America with the goal of helping rural leaders and providers understand the issues related to rural mental health and substance use and give them resources and tools to develop…

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  • Prevention

This is an academic paper discussing the impact of the Washington State opioid dosing guidelines, which were associated with a decline in the mean dose for long‐acting opioids, the percent of claimants receiving opioid doses ≥120 mg morphine equivalent dose (MED) per day, and the number of…

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  • Prevention
  • Harm Reduction

This is an evidence brief from the Veterans Affairs Evidence Synthesis Program (authors Mackay et al.) that provides a review of 44 studies on patient outcomes following long-term opioid dose reduction or discontinuation, which include overdose and suicide. 

  • Treatment
  • Recovery
  • Harm Reduction

This is a report from the Canadian Centre for Substance Use and Addiction (author Taha) that outlines the standard of service that should be implemented to provide person-centered care to all people experiencing harms from opioids across the continuum of care, including a summary of actions…

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  • Prevention

This is a report from the Georgia Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health that uses the Building Community Resilience (BCR) framework to connect the science behind the "Pair of ACEs" to real-world health care practice and public policy. Adverse childhood experiences and…

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  • Recovery

This is a peer-reviewed article that describes how to do a community needs assessment in the context of creating a “recovery-ready” community.

The Recovery Ready Ecosystem Model (RREM) and Recovery Ready Community Framework build upon the early work of the recovery-oriented systems of…

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  • Treatment
  • Recovery
  • Harm Reduction

This is a report from the Police Executive Research Forum that documents a forum put together for public safety and public health experts to discuss a comprehensive response to the opioid crisis. Information on building successful partnerships is discussed and successful joint public safety-…

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  • Treatment

This report, from the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service, focuses on the effectiveness, demand, and access to buprenorphine as a treatment for opioid use disorder. It provides a good overview of buprenorphine as well as its availability. 

  • Treatment

This is an academic paper that examines the differences in the receipt of buprenorphine prescription by race/ethnicity. Study findings demonstrate that whites are more likely to receive buprenorphine treatment compared with blacks, highlighting the need for racial equity. Also, buprenorphine…

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  • Prevention

This is an academic paper that evaluates an intervention to buy back prescription opioids that were initially prescribed to patients in the Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System after surgery. Nearly 30% of patients returned unused prescription opioids and the resulting feedback provided to…

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  • Prevention

This peer-reviewed article evaluates the PROSPER trial. PROSPER implemented school-based evidence-based prevention interventions for sixth graders in rural public school districts in Iowa and Pennsylvania. The findings showed that these strategies are effective in decreasing nonmedical…

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  • Treatment
  • Harm Reduction

This is a report from Quantum Units Education that provides clinical guidelines to comprehensively address opioid use disorder (OUD) in homeless populations, with a discussion on barriers to OUD treatment, successful interventions, and promising practices. 

  • Treatment

This academic paper discusses how the authors managed the challenges of developing a comprehensive program for treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) during pregnancy. In addition, the paper outlines an approach for facilitating the development of community-based programs to help these patients…

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