New Aced It Episode: “Reducing Opioid Deaths: The Role of the Community”

Listen to the new Aced It podcast episode Reducing Opioid Deaths: The Role of the Community Season 3, Episode 6: This episode examines the role of communities in helping individuals with substance use disorder. Study findings suggest a distinct and pronounced need for better education and training around treatment and recovery and a need for everyone…

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New Aced It Episode: “Strategies to Improve Implementation of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Reported by Veterans Involved in the Legal System”

Listen to the new Aced It podcast episode Strategies to Improve Implementation of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Reported by Veterans Involved in the Legal System Season 3, Episode 5: In this super-interesting episode, we report on a study of U.S. veterans with opioid use disorder who discuss what they think would help them in…

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New Aced It Episode: “Loosening MOUD Restrictions During COVID-19”

Listen to the new Aced It podcast episode Loosening MOUD Restrictions During COVID-19 Season 3, Episode 1: How does a global pandemic like COVID-19 affect individuals engaged in treatment involving Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)? Some restrictions were loosened, and the results may be favorable in many ways. Listen to hear more. Download the One-Pager…

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Op-ed: Our best weapon against drug overdoses is good data

Scott Walters, Jeffrey Samet and Charles Knott, senior investigators on the HEALing Communities Study, wrote a column for The Dallas Morning News titled Our best weapon against drug overdoses is good data. Here’s an excerpt: The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that overdose deaths in the general U.S.…

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Watch Now: Recordings from JCOIN’s April Steering Committee Meeting

The JCOIN Steering Committee Meeting #6 was held on April 13th and 20th. Below are recorded sessions available for rewatch. Session 2B: New JCOIN Datasets and Data Resources Investigators outline two publicly available resources that can be incorporated into a range of studies. Watch the recording here. Tracking Policy on Access to MOUD for Justice…

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NYU Online Course on the Multiphase Optimization Strategy

The online course “Introduction to the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST),” offered by the New York University, is now available on Coursera. This course is aimed at intervention scientists working in any area–including public health, education, criminal justice, and others—interested in learning about an innovative framework for conducting intervention research. This course will show you how…

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Temple University Launches a Global Certificate in Legal Epidemiology

The Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University has launched a Global Certificate in Legal Epidemiology. This non-credit certificate is offered by the Center with Temple University’s Office of Continuing Education. It is a self-guided, 16-hour program ideal for anyone interested in developing their skills and knowledge in public health law research. The program…

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