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Formulaire de sélection/d’évaluation | 2022
à propos des personnes qui utilisent des drogues, à propos des prescripteurs, les guides de pratique clinique, le sevrage, l'équité

The Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale (COWS) is a validated, clinician-administered instrument initially developed and validated for English-speaking populations.

Original research | 2022
Clinical guidance, Equity, Withdrawal, About prescribers

Social distancing measures and service restrictions posed significant challenges to the health and wellbeing of PWUD.

Original research | 2022
Harm reduction, About PWUD, Policy/Regulatory

Black clients in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment are associated with the lowest successful completion and substance use reductions.

Original research | 2022
Barriers and enablers, About PWUD, Equity, Outcomes, Wrap-around services
Rapport | 2021
la surdose, la mortalité, à propos des personnes qui utilisent des drogues
Report | 2021
Overdose, Mortality, About PWUD
Original research | 2022
Safer supply, Policy/Regulatory, Stimulants, Illegal drugs

To estimate effects of brief substance use interventions delivered in general medical settings.

Lit review | 2022
About prescribers, Illegal drugs, Hospitals, Outcomes

To characterize comparative risks and benefits of methadone versus buprenorphine/naloxone in a contemporary cohort where the unregulated drug supply is dominated by fentanyl.

Original research | 2022
Overdose, Substitution/OAT, About PWUD, Outcomes

This study aims to better understand the impact of legislation aimed to restrict opioid prescribing on patients and providers.

Original research | 2022
Policy/Regulatory, Hesitancy of prescribers , About prescribers

Le présent document d’information offre un aperçu des enjeux émergents ainsi que des défis particuliers que pose la COVID-19 sur le plan de la santé mentale et de l’usage de

Rapport | 2022
la santé mentale, les services de santé numériques, rural / éloigné

This policy brief provides an overview of the developing issues and unique mental health and substance use challenges that COVID-19 poses for rural and remote communities.

Report | 2022
Mental health, Digital health, Rural/remote

To explore the implementation and effectiveness of the British Columbia, Canada, risk mitigation guidelines among people who use drugs, focusing on how experiences with the illicit drug supply shap

Original research | 2022
Safer supply, Evidence base, Illegal drugs, About PWUD

To describe current approaches in treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) within Canadian psychosocial outpatient, day, and residential addiction treatment programs, with an emphasis on the use of o

Original research | 2022
About prescribers, Substitution/OAT, Transitions in care/treatment
Guide or handbook | 2022
Substitution/OAT, Clinical guidance, Policy/Regulatory, Wrap-around services, About prescribers, Hesitancy of prescribers , Transitions in care/treatment

Longitudinal studies suggest that low clinical insight could be linked to more relapse. However, association with successful quit attempts remains unknown.

Original research | 2022
About PWUD, Transitions in care/treatment, Outcomes

Following user-centered development and testing phases, a multi-feature smartphone application called HOPE (Heal. Overcome. Persist.

Original research | 2022
About PWUD, Digital health, Outcomes

Few persons who initiate MOUD are retained on treatment, thus it is critical to identify factors associated with retention.

Original research | 2022
Substitution/OAT, About PWUD, Outcomes

This study examined metropolitan and rural differences regarding concerns about opioid misuse and support for different strategies to reduce opioid use disorder risk in areas not designated as high

Original research | 2022
Rural/remote, Illegal drugs

This study aimed to capture people who use drugs’ (PWUD) lived experiences to understand motivations underlying fentanyl test strip uptake, ongoing use, and actions after testing.

Original research | 2022
Harm reduction, About PWUD, Illegal drugs, Drug checking

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