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Pregnancy and Substance Abuse: A Harm Reduction Toolkit

Reading Time: < 1 minutesThis toolkit was designed to help community providers care for pregnant and parenting people who use drugs in a holistic manner. The kit includes information about stigma reduction, trauma-informed care, and legal services. While the guide...

Cannabis Use May be Associated with Suicidality in Young Adults

Reading Time: < 1 minutesNIH study suggests a link between cannabis use and higher levels of suicidal ideation, plan, and attempt An analysis of survey data from more than 280,000 young adults ages 18-35 showed that cannabis (marijuana) use was associated with...

Fighting Back Against the Stigma of Addiction

Reading Time: < 1 minutesUntreated drug and alcohol use contributes to tens of thousands of deaths every year and affects the lives of many more people. We have effective treatments, including medications for opioid and alcohol use disorders, that could prevent a...