HEAL challenged researchers to consider stigma when planning ways to address the opioid crisis.
March 10, 2020
The NIH HEAL Initiative® is funding a project to develop a long-lasting implant to release medication for opioid use disorder to help patients stay on treatment and achieve long-term recovery.
March 24, 2020
Topics: Drug Development
The NIH HEAL Initiative® — an aggressive research effort led by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) — aims to prevent opioid overdose deaths and improve how we understand and treat both pain and opioid addiction.
April 6, 2020
An NIH HEAL Initiative® study is using a computer simulation program with virtual patients to help real doctors understand their biases when assessing their patients’ risk of opioid misuse.
April 15, 2020
Research funded by the NIH HEAL Initiative® is studying whether a web-based program can help people cope with chronic pain.
April 17, 2020
An NIH HEAL Initiative project is studying whether a telemedicine system to connect women with treatment providers and peer support before their release from jail can help the women stay in treatment and recover from opioid use disorder once in the community.
April 29, 2020
NIH HEAL Initiative study aims to improve outcomes for mothers after cesarean deliveries.
May 5, 2020
Research explores the integration of medication-based treatment with the healing traditions of American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
May 15, 2020