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  1. Although the Chinese government has introduced a series of regulations to promote tobacco-related health education in workplaces, their implementation has been far from satisfactory. The aim of the present stu...

    Authors: Haoxiang Lin, Meijun Chen, Yunting Zheng, Qingping Yun and Chun Chang
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:56
  2. Provision of culturally safe care has been proposed to address health inequity, including in the areas of mental health and addiction. The factors that influence the provision of culturally safe care remain un...

    Authors: Julie Lauzière, Christopher Fletcher and Isabelle Gaboury
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:55
  3. Over the years, there has been a clarion call for legalising marijuana cultivation and trading for commercial purposes in South Africa. Proponents of the call argue that the criminalisation of commercial marij...

    Authors: Emmanuel Manu, Mbuyiselo Douglas, Mohlomi Jafta Ntsaba and Elvis Enowbeyang Tarkang
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:54
  4. Settings throughout the United States and Canada are contending with high rates of drug-related overdose. This in turn has prompted efforts to more effectively engage people who use drugs (PWUD) in treatment a...

    Authors: Annemarie Goytan, William Lee, Huiru Dong, Kanna Hayashi, M. J. Milloy and Thomas Kerr
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:53
  5. In the United States, the high dropout rate (75%) in opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment among women and racial/ethnic minorities calls for understanding factors that contribute to making progress in treatment...

    Authors: Erick Guerrero, Hortensia Amaro, Yinfei Kong, Tenie Khachikian and Jeanne C. Marsh
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:52
  6. This paper reviews methodologically rigorous studies examining group treatments for interview-diagnosed drug use disorders. A total of 50 studies reporting on the efficacy of group drug use disorder treatments...

    Authors: Gabriela López, Lindsay M. Orchowski, Madhavi K. Reddy, Jessica Nargiso and Jennifer E. Johnson
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:51
  7. Opioid treatment programs (OTPs) are the primary source of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for many individuals with opioid use disorder, including poor and uninsured patients and those involved in the cri...

    Authors: George Pro, Brooke E. E. Montgomery and Nickolas Zaller
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:50
  8. Alcohol use leads to about 3 million deaths globally. The alcohol industry employs marketing strategies to establish their brands in the lives of young people at a time when addictive behaviors are initiated a...

    Authors: Steven Ndugwa Kabwama, Joseph KB Matovu, John M Ssenkusu, Tonny Ssekamatte and Rhoda K. Wanyenze
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:49
  9. Drug addiction is difficult to overcome. The relapse rate is high, and the negative impact on individuals, families and society is severe, therefore exploring social psychological mechanisms to reduce relapse ...

    Authors: Xiaoqing Zeng, Mengyao Lu and Meirong Chen
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:48
  10. Adverse childhood experiences (ACE) are related to adverse physical and mental health outcomes. However, few larger studies based on a general population sample with age groups ranging from young adults to eld...

    Authors: Siri Håvås Haugland, Barbara Carvalho, Tonje Holte Stea, Arve Strandheim and John-Kåre Vederhus
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:47
  11. People who inject drugs (PWID) suffer high morbidity and mortality from injection related infections (IRI). The inpatient setting is an ideal opportunity to treat underlying substance use disorder (SUD), but i...

    Authors: Austin E. Coye, Mackenzie T. Jones, Kasha J. Bornstein, Hansel E. Tookes and Joan E. St. Onge
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:46
  12. As the population of older adults continues to grow, changes in alcohol consumption are important to monitor because an increase may have public health consequences. Rates of alcohol use vary with geographical...

    Authors: Line Tegner Stelander, Anne Høye, Jørgen G. Bramness, Geir Selbæk, Linn-Heidi Lunde, Rolf Wynn and Ole Kristian Grønli
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:45
  13. People with substance use disorders often have poor oral health, which can negatively impact their quality of life. Since 2005, patients receiving opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) in Norway have been eligibl...

    Authors: Siv-Elin Leirvaag Carlsen, Katja Isaksen, Lars Thore Fadnes, Ole Jørgen Scheie Lygren and Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:44
  14. Female sex workers (FSWs) are at a disproportionate risk of sexually transmitted infections and they may face significant barriers to HIV testing. This study aimed to examine HIV testing prevalence and its ass...

    Authors: Sina Ahmadi, Mehrdad Khezri, Payam Roshanfekr, Salah Eddin Karimi, Meroe Vameghi, Delaram Ali, Elahe Ahounbar, Mehdi Noroozi and Mostafa Shokoohi
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:43
  15. Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT), is an approach for the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders, but is often underutilized in healthcare settings. Although the imp...

    Authors: Kelli Thoele, Laura Moffat, Stephanie Konicek, Monika Lam-Chi, Erica Newkirk, Janet Fulton and Robin Newhouse
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:42
  16. A lack of conceptual modeling of how the components of opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) for opioid dependence (OD) work causes it to occasionally be labeled the “black-box” of treatment. This study had a two...

    Authors: Teresa C. Silva and Fredrik B. Andersson
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:41
  17. Resilience, referring to the inherent ability to naturally recover in the face of adverse conditions, is an essential concept in discussions of substance use disorder (SUD) recovery. This study’s objective was...

    Authors: Ayako Yamashita, Shin-ichi Yoshioka and Yuki Yajima
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:40
  18. There is little evidence-based guidance on how to optimize methadone dosages among patients with opioid addiction undergoing methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). This study aims to investigate whether self-p...

    Authors: Fatemeh Chalabianloo, Lars Thore Fadnes, Gudrun Høiseth, Christian Ohldieck, Jørn Henrik Vold, Christer Aas, Else-Marie Løberg, Kjell Arne Johansson and Jørgen G. Bramness
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:39
  19. Non-medical use of psychoactive substances is a common harmful behavior that leads to the development of Substance Use Disorders (SUDs). SUD is a significant health concern that causes adverse health consequen...

    Authors: Sarah Fatani, Daniel Bakke, Marcel D’Eon and Anas El-Aneed
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:38
  20. The use of illicit substances causes various health and social problems globally. Moreover, open drug use and dealing in urban areas, i.e., open drug scenes, can cause public order problems, lead to the recrui...

    Authors: Kristin Feltmann, Johanna Gripenberg, Anna K. Strandberg, Tobias H. Elgán and Pia Kvillemo
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:37
  21. SARS-CoV-2 reached Europe in early 2020 and disrupted the private and public life of its citizens, with potential implications for substance use. The objective of this study was to describe possible changes in...

    Authors: Jakob Manthey, Carolin Kilian, Sinclair Carr, Miroslav Bartak, Kim Bloomfield, Fleur Braddick, Antoni Gual, Maria Neufeld, Amy O’Donnell, Benjamin Petruzelka, Vladimir Rogalewicz, Ingeborg Rossow, Bernd Schulte and Jürgen Rehm
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:36
  22. Since 2012, several states have legalized non-medical cannabis, and cannabis businesses have used social media as a primary form of marketing. There are concerns that social media cannabis exposure may reach u...

    Authors: Marina C. Jenkins, Lauren Kelly, Kole Binger and Megan A. Moreno
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:35
  23. As the legalization of recreational cannabis becomes more widespread, its impact on individuals with substance use disorders must be studied. Amidst an ongoing opioid crisis, Canada’s legalization of recreatio...

    Authors: Tea Rosic, Nitika Sanger, Balpreet Panesar, Gary Foster, David C. Marsh, Launette Rieb, Lehana Thabane, Andrew Worster and Zainab Samaan
    Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2021 16:34
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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

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  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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

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