A Yale-designed treatment, in which emergency department doctors administer the drug buprenorphine to patients experiencing opioid use disorder, has been increasingly adopted in hospitals across the U.S., a new analysis finds.
- June 15, 2020Source: Yale Medicine
Yale Medicine physician champions starting emergency department patients on buprenorphine to combat opioid addiction.
- April 16, 2020Source: Yale Medicine
Worried About Staying in Recovery During COVID-19? You’re Not Alone
- October 23, 2019Source: wtnh.com
The investigation into the death of a Southern Connecticut State University student is ongoing. The police suspect alcohol may have been involved. This may have parents worried about their child drinking on campus. Dr. Edouard Coupet, a Yale Medicine Emergency Medicine Doctor, tells parents what they need to know.
- November 02, 2018
On Friday, October 5, Scholars representing the Yale-Drug use, Addiction and HIV Research Scholars (DAHRS) program were fortunate to have the opportunity to meet with Nora D. Volkow, MD, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
- September 21, 2018Source: PEW
Thousands of people with drug addiction and related illnesses go to hospital emergency departments every day. Most doctors refer them to an addiction specialist — but that’s starting to change.
- September 13, 2018Source: Yale Medicine
Young people may think that vaping does no harm—and that's a problem.
- August 31, 2018Source: Yale News
Earlier this month, within a 24-hour period, scores of people in New Haven were exposed to a blend of synthetic cannabinoids, presenting with symptoms that closely resembled those of an opioid overdose.
- July 20, 2018Source: Yale Law School
More than two dozen Yale professors, doctors, and students have published a series of groundbreaking articles on the opioid crisis in the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. The special issue is notable for tackling the opioid epidemic from a variety of angles — including health law, criminal law, addiction science, and social justice and race. It features prominent voices from across Yale University, including Yale Law School, the Yale School of Medicine, the Yale School of Public Health, and the Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.
- April 16, 2018
Emergency medicine experts lead national effort to reduce harm from opioids