Opioids

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NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., is working across NIH to address the opioid crisis.
January 13, 2019

Fighting the opioid crisis: NIH HEAL initiative takes on addiction and pain management

More than 115 Americans die from opioid overdose every day. That's four times higher than the number of opioid overdose...

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James M. maintains a drug-free lifestyle with support from UTEC, Inc.
January 13, 2019

Renewal and recovery after opioid dependence

For the past six years, James M. was in and out of jail, courtrooms, detox, and halfway houses. "I started...

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January 09, 2019

Healing and haiku: One parent’s experience with addiction and loss

Haiku is a form of poetry that can express complex emotions and ideas in a short and simple form. In...

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Barbara Gillmeister and her son Gilly.
January 08, 2019

A safe home for young men struggling with addiction

Barbara Gillmeister knows what it's like to worry about a child with an opioid addiction. "When you have someone...

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January 08, 2019

The opioid crisis: An overview

Who is affected? Roughly 2 million people live with an opioid addiction in the U.S. "It's important to note...

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Diana Bianchi, M.D., is working with a team to address issues associated with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome
January 07, 2019

Acting now to help newborns with opioid withdrawal

At the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Director Diana Bianchi, M.D., is...

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