2019

Published Aug. 13, 2019 3:14 PM

The effect of opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) on overdose mortality varies both between and within countries. Consequently, treatment programs need to be evaluated in different treatment settings and over time within settings.

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Published Mar. 5, 2019 10:40 AM

Treatment for a substance use disorder can be challenging, whether residential or outpatient. Having a social network that provides emotional and functional support and that specifically supports abstinence can be vital to staying in treatment. 

Published Mar. 4, 2019 3:30 PM

The Norwegian Offender Mental Health and Addiction Study (NORMA), led by Anne Bukten of SERAF/OUS, is one of the largest surveys in the world. 

Published Feb. 8, 2019 3:09 PM

The North American opioid epidemic began with over-prescription of the powerful pain medication oxycodone for chronic non-cancer pain.