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US Department of Health & Human Services Expands Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder #opiods #treatment

The effect of e-cigarettes on smoking cessation and cigarette smoking initiation: An evidence-based rapid review and meta-analysis | Tobacco Induced Diseases

COVID-19 lists of useful links on SSA website updated Jan 14 2021 - Research News Videos
and Harm Reduction

Covid: Click-and-collect ends and #alcohol banned outdoors in parts of #Scotland #COVID19

Genetic studies of alcohol consumption could be spoiled by people who misreport their behavior a finding from study 'Genome-wide analyses of behavioural traits are subject to bias by misreports and longitudinal changes'.| Nat Commun 2021.

Heroin Assisted Treatment online event Wed 27/01/2, 14:00 – 15:30 GMT. Find out about Middlesbrough's Heroin Assisted Treatment programme @recoveringjust1 Details and registration at

What’s Your Poison? 6 free Intoxicating Spaces talks, open to all, exploring the history of specific intoxicants. Talks are on Wednesdays at 1–2pm UK time (GMT) – with the exception of the session on Wed 3 Feb, which will be held at 5–6pm UK time (GMT)

Different behaviours could reduce #death and #health risks in regular #alcohol #drinkers findings from a study at University of Glasgow