Research Priorities - Substance Use Disorder
  • Article
  • Dec 9 2019

UK is bringing 90 scholars, in diverse academic and scientific disciplines from over 40 countries, to campus in hopes of continuing the conversation surrounding addiction and recovery.

  • Blog
  • Nov 14 2019

Earlier this fall, Dr. Eli Capilouto joined elected officials from across Eastern Kentucky for the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit in Pikeville. It was a gathering underscored by hope and guided by a compelling vision.

  • Article
  • Nov 12 2019

The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service recently received more than $1 million to help further the organization’s statewide educational efforts in opioid prevention and recovery.

  • Podcast
  • Oct 24 2019

With more than $5.5 million in funding, the research team in CARE2HOPE is working in counties across Kentucky to find answers to the opioid epidemic.

  • Article
  • Oct 14 2019

UK researcher April Young, and her team, have been gathering data on substance use in rural communities for a project known as CARE2HOPE.

  • Article
  • Oct 8 2019

National leaders joined UK in launching a $87 million grant, the largest in its history, to reduce opioid deaths by 40% in 16 Kentucky counties over the next three years.

  • Podcast
  • Oct 3 2019

The Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) supports research on quality addiction treatment for OUD in criminal justice settings nationwide.

  • Article
  • Sep 20 2019

UK received $8.8 million from NIDA as part of the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) to support research on addiction treatment for opioid use disorder in criminal justice settings nationwide.

  • Article
  • Sep 17 2019

The College of Social Work (CoSW) at the University of Kentucky has been awarded $2.6 million to support Kentucky families struggling with substance misuse.

  • Article
  • Sep 6 2019

The University of Kentucky’s Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) has been awarded a three-year, $23 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).