Ilima Loomis is a health and science writer whose work has appeared in Science, Popular Science, Discover, and Science News for Students.
Two women surgeons at different stages of their careers reflect on a survey that shows major gender disparities in surgical job experience across the country.
Providers can create more entry points to treatment and ultimately save lives by offering youth-centered harm reduction services in clinical settings.
Patients with dual diagnoses need comprehensive, integrated care if treatment is going to make a difference in both areas of need.
The lack of developmentally appropriate addiction treatment services and the trauma of spending time in adult prisons make it harder for young people to overcome substance use disorders.
Miriam Komaromy, MD, medical director for the Grayken Center for Addiction at BMC, reacts to the news of increased access to a key medication for opioid use disorder.
“We don’t ask young people what kind of program they might want or need, but we still expect them to come and engage in what we’re offering.”
'People's experience could be so much more humane,' expert says on the impact of policy and pandemic response on people at risk of drug-related harms.