News and Announcements

July 24, 2019
NIH establishes network to improve opioid addiction treatment in criminal justice settings

May 28, 2019
Addressing the impact of opioids on women and children

May 14, 2019
Easier Access to Naloxone Linked to Fewer Opioid Deaths

April 29, 2019
Director of the HEAL Initiative Dr. Rebecca Baker discusses the HEALing Communities Study on AM 970's The Joe Piscopo Show

April 18, 2019
NIH funds study in four states to reduce opioid related deaths by 40 percent over three years

March 6, 2019
Collaboration Opportunities for Developing Drugs and Human Cell-Based Testing Platforms for Pain, Addiction and Overdose

March 5, 2019
New committee to help guide HEAL Initiative efforts to address pain and addiction

January 13, 2019
Fighting the Opioid Crisis: NIH HEAL Initiative Takes on Addiction and Pain Management

December 10, 2018
NIH needs your innovative research ideas through our newly announced NIH HEAL Initiative funding opportunities

October 6, 2018
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) seeks scientists to work on the HEAL Initiative

October 3, 2018
NIH director: US needs more treatments for opioid addiction, chronic pain

October 1, 2018
A Fresh Approach to the American Opioid Problem

September 27, 2018
Request for Information on the NIH Back Pain Consortium (BACPAC) Research Program

September 19, 2018
The HEALing Communities Study: Using Science to Address the Opioid Crisis

September 19, 2018
NIH announces awards for behavioral research on OUD prevention and treatment

September 19, 2018
Making strides in Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL)

September 18, 2018
HEALing Communities Study Design RFI

August 28, 2018
NIH research program to explore the transition from acute to chronic pain

July 26, 2018
JADA Commentary: The role of the oral health community in addressing the opioid overdose epidemic

July 20, 2018
NIH director talks HEAL Initiative to fight opioid crisis

June 29, 2018
Request for Information: The HEALing Communities Study: Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis

June 12, 2018
JAMA Viewpoint: Helping to End Addiction Over the Long-term: The Research Plan for the NIH HEAL Initiative

April 4, 2018
NIH launches HEAL Initiative, doubles funding to accelerate scientific solutions to stem national opioid epidemic

October 26, 2017
Statement from the NIH Director on Combating the Opioid Crisis with Scientific Solutions

July 27, 2017
The Role of Science in Addressing the Opioid Crisis

May 31, 2017
NIH Director’s Blog: All Scientific Hands on Deck to End the Opioid Crisis

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