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, 2018
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, 2018
Young people may think that vaping does no harm—and that's a problem.
- August 31, 2018
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, 2018
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
- October 09, 2017
Medicare plans place few restrictions on the coverage of prescription opioids, despite federal guidelines recommending such restrictions, a new Yale study finds.
- September 27, 2017
Yale researchers receive federal grants to study pain management in veterans, active military members
Three Yale and VA Connecticut Healthcare System research teams have been awarded federal grants as part of a multi-year study of how to manage chronic pain in veterans and active military members without the use of drugs.
- September 05, 2017
Yale New Haven Health and Yale School of Medicine have launched a partnership with the State of Connecticut and Appriss Health in an innovative effort to combat the opioid overdose crisis.
- August 17, 2017
Press Release: Dr. Deepa Camenga appointed to the AAP Committee on Substance Use and Prevention