Research Priorities - Substance Abuse
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • Aug 27 2019

The College of Social Work (CoSW) at the University of Kentucky will share in close to $1 billion in federal grants aimed at combating the nation's opioid epidemic.

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  • Aug 26 2019

The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy will host its tenth annual Therapeutics, Outcomes, Discovery & Delivery (TODD) Symposium from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in room 124 of the Lee T. Todd, Jr. Building.

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  • Aug 2 2019

Dr. Michelle Lofwall, UK College of Medicine, is one of three national addiction physician experts who led a team of healthcare professionals in developing a new core curriculum designed to educate primary care providers on the prevention, assessment and treatment of substance use disorders (SUD) throughout the continuum of care.

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  • Jul 29 2019

The University of Kentucky has launched a new website for information, news-related updates and excerpts regarding their recently awarded $87 million HEALing Communities Study cooperative agreement.