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In an 11-state Medicaid analysis, continuation of medication for opioid use disorder >60 days was associated with ⬇️OD risk up to 12 months after the first claim for MOUD. @AddictionJrnl

This month's newsletter covers @markadley and Guy Jones discussing the Drugs Wheel, @Peterkrykant_opc tallking to SSA-funded PhD student @ben_scher1 about #DCRS and you can catch up on our #IWD2023 women and #addiction round-up:

Last few days to submit and abstract for #CAGR2023. Deadline is midnight this Friday the 31st. Don't miss out!

Great paper from @MichalaKowalski @claireskis_w @MichaelJLiv and @AlisonRitter1 An overlooked effect: domestic violence and alcohol policies in the night‐time economy. Thanks for flagging @GemmaMi38728064

JUST PUBLISHED: Government response to #ACMD recommendations on #nitrous #oxide @rcpsych @SSA_Addiction @rcpsychAddFac @NPS_issed @EMCDDA @NHS_APA @addictionprofs

‘Policy inertia’ is enabling the products and practices of some commercial actors to cause significant, ongoing harm to health, warn experts.

A new Lancet Series argues for a bold system overhaul that puts people and planet first:

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (#FASD) is a group of lifelong behavioural, cognitive and physical disabilities caused by exposure to #alcohol before birth. Find out more here: #addiction

📢 Calling all UK based #medicalstudents

The MCA Essay Competition topic is The Reduction in Youth Drinking

Closes: 1 May 2023

Top cash prize: £500

#MedTwitter #alcohol #competitions #medicine #MedEd
here to apply 👇 @bsmsmedsoc @NottsMedSoc