HEAL-Supported Research Publications

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NIH HEAL publications and the primary data behind them promote the dissemination of new knowledge, enhance reproducibility, and accelerate the ability of researchers to build upon NIH HEAL Initiative research to make new discoveries.

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Per HEAL policy, funded projects should make their projects available publicly within 4 weeks of publication in a journal. NIH policy requires acknowledging federal funding when describing projects or programs supported in whole or in part with NIH funds.


"Research reported in this [publication/press release] was supported by [Helping to End Addiction Long-term® Initiative, or NIH HEAL Initiative®] under award number [specific NIH grant number(s) in this format: R01NS123456]."

For more information, please visit the HEAL Public Access and Data Sharing page. Send your publications to [email protected] for record keeping.

Current Publications

Translation of Research to Practice for the Treatment of Opioid Addiction

New Strategies to Prevent and Treat Opioid Addiction

Enhanced Outcomes for Infants and Children Exposed to Opioids

Novel Therapeutic Options for Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose

Clinical Research in Pain Management

Preclinical and Translational Research in Pain Management

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR/STTR)


Research Programs and Focus Areas

Twelve NIH Institutes and Centers are leading 25 research programs to find scientific solutions to the opioid crisis.

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HEAL Public Access and Data Sharing

Through the NIH HEAL Initiative Public Access and Data Sharing Policy (the Policy), NIH seeks to create an infrastructure that addresses the need for researchers, clinicians, and patients to collaborate.

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Common Data Elements (CDE) Program

The CDE Program supports HEAL’s Public Access and Data Sharing policy, which requires researchers to develop plans to share their project’s data through the HEAL Platform (a repository that connects people to data).

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