Opioids

An open-label, multicentre, single-arm trial of monthly injections of depot buprenorphine in people with opioid dependence

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Retaining patients in buprenorphine treatment is essential in maximising treatment outcomes and minimising mortality risk. Delivery of treatment via novel depot buprenorphine prodcucts has the potential to enhance patient adherence and retention in treatment.

Project Status: 
Current

Behavioural activation therapy for the treatment of co-occurring depression and opioid dependence

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Heroin dependence is a chronic relapsing condition, associated with high levels of psychopathology. On entry to treatment approximately one quarter of heroin users meet criteria for Major Depression (MD), and this comorbidity has been linked to poorer treatment outcomes.

Project Status: 
Completed

Global Consortium to Advance Data on the Epidemiology and Health Impacts of Illicit Drug Use

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We have developed a multidisciplinary global consortium of researchers who can provide independent high-quality evidence regarding the scale of illicit drug use, harms, access to services at country, regional and global levels, and build capacity for better data in these areas.

Project Status: 
Current