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Addiction Science Made Easy (ASME)

Research Brief Catalog

Addiction Science Made Easy, currently written by Meg Brunner, MLIS (Northwest ATTC and the NIDA CTN Dissemination Library), features two research papers per month, explaining the science in clear language and putting the findings in context for addiction workforce members. One paper typically comes from NIDA’s National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN), the other from a SAMHSA-funded project.
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Ford MA, et al. Comparing cannabis use for pain to use for other reasons in primary care patients. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2023;36:996-1007.
Published: May 1, 2024
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Mejia MC, et al. Expanding treatment, recovery, and reentry services for female offenders: Improving outcomes through client-centered interventions. Community Mental Health Journal 2024;60:713-721. [doi: 10.1007/s10597-023-01223-w]
Published: May 1, 2024
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Senthilkumar R, et al. Lessons learned from implementation of a post-opioid overdose outreach program in a rural Massachusetts community. Community Ment Health J 2024;60(3):482-493. doi: 10.1016/j.jaacop.2024.02.001. (Email Meg Brunner for help getting a copy: [email protected])
Published: April 3, 2024
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Flores JM, et al. Medications for opioid use disorder among transition age youth compared to adults 26 or older in rural settings. JAACAP Open 2024 (in press). doi: 10.1016/j.jaacop.2024.02.001.
Published: April 3, 2024
Meg Brunner
Siddiqui ST, et al. An evaluation of first responders’ intention to refer to post-overdose services following SHIELD training. Harm Reduction Journal 2024;21:39. Free online at PubMed Central
Published: February 2, 2024
Meg Brunner
dela Cruz AM, et al. Stigma towards opioid use disorder in primary care remain a barrier to integrating software-based measurement based care. BMC Psychiatry 2023;23:776.
Published: February 3, 2024
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Williams AR, et al. Retention and critical outcomes among new methadone maintenance patients following extended take-home reforms: A retrospective observational cohort study. Lancet Regional Health-Americas 2023;28:100636. Find it in the CTN Dissemination Library.
Published: February 1, 2024
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Kriegal LS, et al. Addressing the spectrum of opioid misuse prevention, treatment, and recovery in rural Washington State communities: Provider identified barriers and needs. Community Mental Health Journal 2023 (in press). Read it for free online.
Published: February 1, 2024
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Kirk MR, et al. What makes a peer? Characteristics of certified peer recovery support specialists in an emergency department-based intervention. PLoS One 2023;18(12):e0289920.
Published: January 1, 2024
Meg Bruner, MLIS
Zhu Y, et al. Co-occurring substance use disorders among patients with opioid use disorder in rural primary care clinics. Journal of Substance Use and Addiction Treatment 2024;158:209269.
Published: January 1, 2024
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Metz VE, et al. Prescription opioid dose reductions and potential adverse events: A multi-site observational cohort study in diverse US health systems. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2023 (in press).Priorities for Researchers to Improve Treatment of Patients Exposed to Xylazine-Fentanyl
Published: December 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Lapham GT, et al. Prevalence of cannabis use disorder and reasons for use among adults in a US state where recreational cannabis use is legal. JAMA Network Open 2023;6(8):e2328934.
Published: November 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Ober AJ, et al. Stakeholder perspectives on a telemedicine referral and coordination model to expand medication treatment for opioid use disorder in rural primary care clinics. Journal of Substance Use & Addiction Treatment 2024;156:209194.
Published: November 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Foot C, et al. Associations between stimulant use and return to illicit opioid use following initiation onto medication for opioid use disorder. Addiction 2023 (in press). [doi: 10.1111/add.16334] Find it in the CTN Dissemination Library.
Published: October 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Evans B, Kamon J, & Turner WC. Lessons in implementation from a 5-year SBIRT effort using a mixed-methods approach. Journal of Behavioral Health Services Research 2023 (in press). Read free at PubMed Central.
Published: October 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Matson TE, et al. Psychometric performance of a Substance Use Symptom Checklist to help clinicians assess substance use disorder in primary care. JAMA Network Open 2023;6(5):e2316283.
Published: June 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Hirchak KA, et al. Centering culture in the treatment of opioid use disorder with American Indian and Alaska Native communities: Contributions from a National Collaborative Board. American Journal of Community Psychology 2023;71(1-2):174-183.
Published: June 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Gotham HJ, Paris Jr M, Hoge MA. Learning collaboratives: A strategy for quality improvement in behavioral health. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research 2023, 263-278
Published: May 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Murray OB, et al. Augmenting project ECHO for opioid use disorder with data-informed quality improvement. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2023;18:24
Published: May 1, 2023
Meg Bruner, MLIS
Faller V, et al. Bias at the bedside: a roleplay-based workshop for responding to biased comments in the teaching hospital. Academic Psychiatry 2023 (in press). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40596-023-01761-1
Published: April 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Brandt L, et al. Risk of experiencing an overdose event for patients undergoing treatment with medication for opioid use disorder. AJP In Advance 2023 (in press). Find it in the CTN Dissemination Library.
Published: April 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Cook RR, Foot C, Arah OA, Humphreys K, Rudolph KE, Luo SX, Tsui JI, Levander XA, Korthuis PT. Estimating the impact of stimulant use on initiation of buprenorphine and extended-release naltrexone in two clinical trials and real-world populations. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2023;18:11.
Published: March 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Hartzler B, et al. Community implementation of contingency management to address stimulant use. Journal of Substance Use and Addiction Treatment 2023 (in press).
Published: March 1, 2023
Meg Brunner, MLIS
Citation: McClure EA, et al. Cannabis and nicotine co-use among primary care patients in a state with legal cannabis access. Addiction Behaviors 2023; 140:107621.
Published: February 1, 2023
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