Study of people in treatment for addiction shows 90% had a history of alcohol overdose and 80% of the time they were taking other addictive drugs at the time they overdosed
Addiction and Mental Illness
Marijuana’s growing availability and public acceptance has brought unintended consequence for users — including some who end up needing emergency care.
A new study suggests long-term impacts of an approach that encourages involvement of caring adults in the lives of at-risk adolescents.
Turning the tide demands improvements to pain care, mental health care and medication-assisted opioid addiction care, U-M researchers say in a new report.
Countless research projects to better understand the science of addiction are in motion. Those cross-disciplinary findings are informing prevention and treatment.
Licensed medical professionals face just as much risk of a substance use disorder as the general population, and they have a higher likelihood of opioid misuse, says an addiction expert.