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The findings could eventually result in improving access to this life-saving treatment and help close the gap in care.
Smithers Center at Columbia University Irving Medical Center provides evidence-based care to individuals seeking treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions.
In a Phase 2a clinical trial, Columbia researchers found that the drug AEFO117 significantly reduced the effects of cannabis in daily cannabis smokers.
A Columbia study finds that adolescents who use cannabis recreationally are two to four times as likely to develop psychiatric disorders then teens who don’t use cannabis at all.
- January 25, 2019
Researchers at Columbia have developed a “Cascade of Care” model for treating individuals with opioid use disorder based on lessons learned in the HIV/AIDS field.
- June 20, 2018
Survivors of opioid overdose are at great risk of dying in the year after overdose, but the deaths are not always caused by drug use, a new study reveals.
Source:New ScientistJanuary 18, 2017
While some people may benefit from sharing their experiences, others risk experiencing more trauma by recalling them, says Dr. Elias Dakwar, Columbia University’s Division on Substance Abuse.