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  1. In 2016, following a flurry of government inquiries and taskforces including calls for mandatory treatment regimes, the Australian community nominated methamphetamine as the drug most likely to be associated a...

    Authors: Mathew Coleman, Kelly Ridley and Michael Christmass

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:33

    Content type: Review

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  2. Standardization and harmonization of healthcare resource utilization data can improve evaluations of the economic impact of treating people with substance use disorder (SUD), including reductions in use of exp...

    Authors: Michelle A. Papp, Jared A. Leff, Sean M. Murphy, April Yang, Heidi M. Crane, Lisa R. Metsch, Carlos Del Rio, Daniel J. Feaster, Josiah D. Rich, Bruce R. Schackman and Kathryn E. McCollister

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:32

    Content type: Research

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  3. Alcohol consumption in China has increased rapidly, and there have been calls for policies and programs to address the issue. Alcohol plays a complex and important role in Chinese culture, where it is consider...

    Authors: Debra Ann Metcalf, Anthony Saliba, Kirsty McKenzie and Appy Gao

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:31

    Content type: Research

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  4. States have passed various legislative acts in an attempt to reduce opioid prescribing and corresponding doctor shopping, including prescription drug monitoring programs. This study seeks to determine the asso...

    Authors: Sukhada S. Joshi, Nicole Adams, Yuehwern Yih and Paul M. Griffin

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:30

    Content type: Research

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  5. Understanding the reasons for loss to follow-up (LTFU) in cohort studies, especially among marginalized groups such as people who inject drugs (PWID), is needed to strengthen the rigor of efficacy trials for p...

    Authors: Ghazal Mousavian, Nima Ghalekhani, Fatemeh Tavakoli, Willi McFarland, Armita Shahesmaeili, Heidar Sharafi, Mehrdad Khezri, Soheil Mehmandoost, Jasem Zarei, Hamid Sharifi and Ali Mirzazadeh

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:29

    Content type: Research

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  6. Although the relationship between acute alcohol consumption and injuries is well recognized, studies exploring how the time of day the drinking commences affects alcohol-related injuries have been scarce. This...

    Authors: Bundit Sornpaisarn, Sarnti Sornpaisarn and Jürgen Rehm

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:28

    Content type: Research

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  7. For over 30 years, syringe services programs (SSPs) have served as an efficacious intervention for the prevention of HIV and Hepatitis C transmission among persons who use drugs. Despite a strong body of evide...

    Authors: Timothy P. McMullen, Mahan Naeim, Carol Newark, Haden Oliphant, Jeffrey Suchard and Faried Banimahd

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:27

    Content type: Commentary

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  8. Amid increasing opioid overdose deaths in Canada since 2010 and a changing naloxone access landscape, there is a need for up-to-date research on Canadian women’s experiences with opioids. Studies on Canadian t...

    Authors: Emilie R. Macleod, Iren Tajbakhsh, Sarah Hamilton-Wright, Nancy Laliberte, Jessica L. Wiese and Flora I. Matheson

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:26

    Content type: Research

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  9. Recovery has been outlined as a process of change through which involvement and empowerment enables individuals to reach their goals and aspirations. Recovery self-assessment (RSA) is an instrument that has be...

    Authors: Dagny Adriaenssen Johannessen, Amy Østertun Geirdal and Trond Nordfjærn

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:24

    Content type: Research

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  10. Amid a Canadian opioid crisis, many have turned to natural health products, such as kratom (Mitragyna speciosa), to manage their opioid withdrawal. Kratom has also been reported to relieve anxiety, improve stamin...

    Authors: Jeremy Y. Ng, Muhammad Ans and Amn Marwaha

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:23

    Content type: Research

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  11. In North America the opioid poisoning crisis currently faces the unprecedented challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, further straining people and communities already facing structural and individual vul...

    Authors: Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes, Scott MacDonald, Charles Boissonneault and Kelli Harper

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:22

    Content type: Case report

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  12. Court-mandated substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, as compared to nonmandated treatment, has been associated with increased retention and completion. However, whether child protective services (CPS)-mandat...

    Authors: Dean Rivera, Donna Dueker and Hortensia Amaro

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:21

    Content type: Research

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  13. There is high co-occurrence of substance use disorders (SUD) and mental health disorders. We aimed to assess impact of substance use patterns and sociodemographic factors on mental health distress using the te...

    Authors: Christer Frode Aas, Jørn Henrik Vold, Rolf Gjestad, Svetlana Skurtveit, Aaron Guanliang Lim, Kristian Varden Gjerde, Else-Marie Løberg, Kjell Arne Johansson and Lars Thore Fadnes

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:20

    Content type: Research

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  14. There is a high risk of death from opioid overdose following release from prison. Efforts to develop and implement overdose prevention programs for justice-involved populations have increased in recent years. ...

    Authors: Christine E. Grella, Erika Ostlie, Christy K. Scott, Michael L. Dennis, John Carnevale and Dennis P. Watson

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:19

    Content type: Review

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  15. Young gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (YMSM) are especially vulnerable to the risks associated with sexualized substance use, or ‘chemsex’. Engaging in chemsex established as a major risk fa...

    Authors: Rayner Kay Jin Tan, Caitlin Alsandria O’Hara, Wee Ling Koh, Daniel Le, Avin Tan, Adrian Tyler, Calvin Tan, Chronos Kwok, Sumita Banerjee and Mee Lian Wong

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:18

    Content type: Research

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  16. In the early 2000s, increasing prevalence of psycho-stimulant (e.g., crack/cocaine, methamphetamine) use and related harms, including severe adverse health outcomes, was observed among - mostly marginalized - ...

    Authors: Benedikt Fischer, Caroline O’Keefe-Markman, Angelica (Min-Hye) Lee and Dimitri Daldegan-Bueno

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:17

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. Most U.S. states have legalized cannabis for medical and/or recreational use. In a 6-month prospective observational study, we examined changes in adult cannabis use patterns and health perceptions following b...

    Authors: Kathleen Gali, Sandra J. Winter, Naina J. Ahuja, Erica Frank and Judith J. Prochaska

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:16

    Content type: Research

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  18. Opioid-related mortality is high and increasing in the Western world, and interventions aimed at reducing opioid-related deaths represent an important area of study. In Skåne County, Sweden, a patient choice r...

    Authors: Lisa Andersson, Anders Håkansson, Jonas Berge and Björn Johnson

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:15

    Content type: Research

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  19. The Opioid Reduction Act (SB 273) took effect in West Virginia in June 2018. This legislation limited ongoing chronic opioid prescriptions to 30 days’ supply, and first-time opioid prescriptions to 7 days’ sup...

    Authors: Cara L. Sedney, Maryam Khodaverdi, Robin Pollini, Patricia Dekeseredy, Nathan Wood and Treah Haggerty

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:14

    Content type: Research

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  20. Relapse to substance use after successful detoxication and rehabilitation is a public health concern worldwide. Forty to sixty percent of persons in general relapsed after completing detoxication and rehabilit...

    Authors: Eric Kabisa, Emmanuel Biracyaza, Jean d’Amour Habagusenga and Aline Umubyeyi

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:13

    Content type: Research

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  21. Global opioid consumption increased multifold post-2000, disproportionately in high-income countries, with severe mortality/morbidity consequences. Latin America features comparatively low opioid availability;...

    Authors: Lucas O. Maia, Dimitri Daldegan-Bueno and Benedikt Fischer

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:12

    Content type: Review

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  22. The impact of addiction extends beyond the individual using a substance. Caring for an individual with addiction creates persistent stressful circumstances that cause worry, anger, depression, shame, guilt, an...

    Authors: Geoffrey Maina, Marcella Ogenchuk, Taryn Phaneuf and Abukari Kwame

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:11

    Content type: Research

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  23. Monk healers provide an accessible and popular service in Southeast Asia, but little is known on the substance use status of their clients. This investigation intended to assess and compare the rate and correl...

    Authors: Supa Pengpid and Karl Peltzer

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:10

    Content type: Short Report

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  24. Anxiety, an important factor that affects the therapeutic effect and preservation rate of methadone maintenance treatment, has a high prevalence among MMT patients. This study aims to investigate the effects o...

    Authors: Penghui Cao, Zhaohua Zhang, Jun Zhong, Shichao Xu, Qiaofang Huang and Ni Fan

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:9

    Content type: Research

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  25. Opioid use disorder (OUD), a chronic disease, is a major public health problem. Despite availability of effective treatment, too few people receive it and treatment retention is low. Understanding barriers and...

    Authors: Alison C. Lynch, Andrea N. Weber, Suzy Hedden, Sayeh Sabbagh, Stephan Arndt and Laura Acion

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:8

    Content type: Short Report

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  26. This study examines how the North Carolina state prevention system responded to a policy shift from individual-level prevention strategies to environmental strategies from the perspective of the organizations ...

    Authors: Parissa J. Ballard, Melinda Pankratz, Kimberly G. Wagoner, Jennifer Cornacchione Ross, Scott D. Rhodes, Sunday Azagba, Eunyoung Y. Song and Mark Wolfson

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:7

    Content type: Research

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  27. Although commercial cultivation and trading of marijuana, commonly known as cannabis or dagga in the South African context, remains an illicit practice, adolescents actively engage in it. However, contextual i...

    Authors: Emmanuel Manu, Mbuyiselo Douglas and Mohlomi Jafta Ntsaba

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:6

    Content type: Research

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  28. Consuming drugs in conjunction with sexual intercourse may shape the perceived interdependence of drug use and sexual intercourse (PIDS). Additionally, the severity of drug problems may have a significant impa...

    Authors: Risa Yamada, Takuya Shimane, Ayumi Kondo, Masako Yonezawa and Toshihiko Matsumoto

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:5

    Content type: Research

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  29. Alcohol use during pregnancy has been associated with several births and developmental disorders. This study set out to determine the various forms of alcohol consumption among pregnant women and their predict...

    Authors: Apophia Agiresaasi, Goretti Nassanga, Gakenia Wamuyu Maina, Juliet Kiguli, Elizabeth Nabiwemba and Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:3

    Content type: Research

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  30. Alcohol use disorders (AUD) in tuberculosis patients are complicated with poor compliance to anti-tuberculosis treatment and poor tuberculosis treatment outcomes. However, aggregate data concerning this proble...

    Authors: Mogesie Necho, Mekonnen Tsehay, Muhammed Seid, Yosef Zenebe, Asmare Belete, Habitam Gelaye and Amare Muche

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:2

    Content type: Research

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  31. Research has demonstrated that therapeutic interventions based on the self-efficacy theory produce positive outcomes for people who exhibit addictive behaviors, such as alcohol and drug use. Several questionna...

    Authors: Maryam Khazaee-Pool, Seyed Abolhassan Naghibi, Tahereh Pashaei, Mosharafeh Chaleshgar-Kordasiabi, Mahbobeh Daneshnia and Koen Ponnet

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:1

    Content type: Research

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  32. The impact of clinical and sociodemographic factors on fatigue remains unknown among patients with substance use disorders (SUD). This study aims to evaluate fatigue among patients with SUD using a nine-item f...

    Authors: Jørn Henrik Vold, Rolf Gjestad, Christer F. Aas, Fatemeh Chalabianloo, Svetlana Skurtveit, Else-Marie Løberg, Kjell Arne Johansson and Lars Thore Fadnes

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:93

    Content type: Research

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  33. Substance use disorders (SUD) are prevalent among those in the juvenile justice system. SUD treatment programs implemented in correctional settings can prevent overdose and other health-related problems among ...

    Authors: Micah E. Johnson and Dieu X. Tran

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:92

    Content type: Research

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  34. Today, COVID-19 is spreading around the world. Information about its mechanism, prognostic factors, and management is minimal. COVID-19, as a human disease, has several identifying phases. Physicians of patien...

    Authors: Mahshid Ataei, Farshad M. Shirazi, Roland J. Lamarine, Samaneh Nakhaee and Omid Mehrpour

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:91

    Content type: Commentary

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  35. Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD) are among the most prevalent mental disorders in the world. They are the leading risk factor for premature mortality and disability among 15 to 49-year-olds. Links between alcohol m...

    Authors: Morgane Guillou Landreat, Céline Beauvais, Marie Grall Bronnec, Delphine Le Goff, Jean Yves Le reste, Delphine Lever, Antoine Dany and Karine Gallopel Morvan

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:90

    Content type: Research

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  36. Women’s rise in opioid use disorder has increased their presence in the criminal justice system and related risk behaviors for HIV infection. Although pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is an effective biomedical...

    Authors: Sarahmona M. Przybyla, Catherine Cerulli, Jacob Bleasdale, Kennethea Wilson, Melissa Hordes, Nabila El-Bassel and Diane S. Morse

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:89

    Content type: Research

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  37. Recent evidence from Western countries suggests that private school students are more prone to drug use. Such an evidence is lacking in Muslim countries. The aim of this study was to examine whether the risk o...

    Authors: Ali Bahramnejad, Abedin Iranpour and Nouzar Nakhaee

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:88

    Content type: Research

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  38. To describe and explore somatic disease burdens of ageing long-term patients in opioid maintenance treatment (OMT), a unique population emerging in countries offering OMT as a long-term treatment.

    Authors: David Medved, Thomas Clausen, Anne Bukten, Ronny Bjørnestad and Ashley Elizabeth Muller

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:87

    Content type: Research

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  39. Measuring behavioral health treatment accessibility requires timely, comprehensive and accurate data collection. Existing public sources of data have inconsistent metrics, delayed times to publication and do n...

    Authors: Sierra X. Vaughn, Hannah L. Maxey, Alyson Keen, Kelli Thoele and Robin Newhouse

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:85

    Content type: Research

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  40. The US 21st Century Cures Act provided $7.5 billion in grant funding to states and territories for evidence-based responses to the opioid epidemic. Currently, little is known about optimal strategies for susta...

    Authors: Lauren Caton, Mina Yuan, Dexter Louie, Carlos Gallo, Karen Abram, Lawrence Palinkas, C. Hendricks Brown and Mark McGovern

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:84

    Content type: Research

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  41. Smoking is a social epidemic and one of the main risk factors for premature deaths and disabilities worldwide. In the present study, we investigated the Pattern of Cigarette Smoking: intensity, cessation, and ...

    Authors: Behrooz Hamzeh, Vahid Farnia, Mehdi Moradinazar, Yahya Pasdar, Ebrahim Shakiba, Farid Najafi and Mostafa Alikhani

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:83

    Content type: Research

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  42. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Alemu Earsido Addila, Telake Azale Bisetegn, Yigzaw Kebede Gete, Mezgebu Yitayal Mengistu and Getnet Mihretie Beyene

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:82

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:29

  43. There is an emerging literature on the impact of correctional substance abuse treatment (SAT) on reoffending for people in prison with substance misuse issues. This study estimates a pathway effect for people ...

    Authors: Arun Sondhi, Alessandro Leidi and David Best

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:81

    Content type: Research

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  44. With increasing frequencies of non-fatal overdose in people who inject drugs (PWID), it is essential to improve our knowledge about associated risk factors for overdose to inform overdose prevention and assist...

    Authors: Mehdi Noroozi, Peter Higgs, Azadeh Bayani, Bahram Armoon, Ali Nazeri Astaneh, Ladan Fattah Moghaddam and Mohammad Askari

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:80

    Content type: Research

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  45. Supervised injection facilities have been set-up in many countries to curb the health risks associated with unsafe injection practices. These facilities have, however, been met with vocal opposition, notably i...

    Authors: Maria Teresa Munoz Sastre, Lonzozou Kpanake and Etienne Mullet

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:79

    Content type: Research

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  46. In the U.S. and Canada, people who inject drugs’ (PWID) enrollment in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) has been associated with a reduced likelihood that they will assist others in injection initiation even...

    Authors: Stephanie A. Meyers, Claudia Rafful, Sonia Jain, Xiaoying Sun, Britt Skaathun, Andrew Guise, Patricia Gonzalez-Zuñiga, Steffanie A. Strathdee, Dan Werb and Maria Luisa Mittal

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:78

    Content type: Research

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  47. Previous studies have rarely explored the effect of type of sentencing on employment status among illegal heroin users, therefore, we aims to examine the association of the sentencing types and employment outc...

    Authors: Charles Tzu-Chi Lee, Chiu-Mieh Huang, Li-Chun Chang, Shih-Wen Wang, Hsiao-Pei Hsu, Jung-Yu Liao and Jong-Long Guo

    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2020 15:77

    Content type: Research

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