Cannabis-Use Disorder
FDA Warns Two Companies About Bogus Opioid Addiction Treatment

FDA Warns Two Companies About Bogus Opioid Addiction Treatment

Warning letters about products illegally marketed as treatments for opioid addiction, pain, and anxiety have been sent to 2 companies, the FDA said Tuesday.

Prescription Digital Therapeutic reSET Now Available for Patients With SUD

Prescription Digital Therapeutic reSET Now Available for Patients With SUD

Sandoz and Pear Therapeutics announced the availability of reSET, the first prescription digital therapeutic for patients with substance use disorder.

Cannabis Use, Cannabis Use Disorder Linked to Psychotic, Depressive Symptoms

Cannabis Use, Cannabis Use Disorder Linked to Psychotic, Depressive Symptoms

Two studies indicate a link between cannabis use and mental health concerns, starting in adolescence and continuing into adulthood.

Risk Factors Identified for Suicidal Ideation in Substance Use Disorders

Risk Factors Identified for Suicidal Ideation in Substance Use Disorders

A new study examines a link between first-onset suicidal ideation and substance use disorders.

Association Between Opioid and Benzodiazepine Misuse and Suicidal Ideation

Association Between Opioid and Benzodiazepine Misuse and Suicidal Ideation

Investigators sought to determine whether opioid and benzodiazepine use and misuse were associated with past-year suicidal ideation in older adults in the United States.

Patterns of Non-Medical Prescription Opioid Use in Adolescents

Patterns of Non-Medical Prescription Opioid Use in Adolescents

The majority of adolescents taking prescription opioids for non-medical purposes were found to get these drugs from someone else.

Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach Record Number in United States

Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach Record Number in United States

The number of opioid overdose deaths in the United States reached a new record last year with 72,000 deaths, which works out to about 200 a day.

These Tools May Help Providers and Policymakers to Address the Opioid Crisis

These Tools May Help Providers and Policymakers to Address the Opioid Crisis

The Stopping the Transmission of Opioids to the Next Generation tool allows clinicians treating women of childbearing age with opioid use disorder to estimate risks associated with pregnancies in this patient population.

Opioid Use Often Persists in Workers' Compensation Claimants

Opioid Use Often Persists in Workers' Compensation Claimants

Many patients in a workers' compensation cohort have persistent opioid use.

Cannabis Use in Adolescence Associated With Poorer Mental Health Outcomes

Cannabis Use in Adolescence Associated With Poorer Mental Health Outcomes

These results provide strong evidence for the deleterious and prolonged effects of cannabis use in adolescence.

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