Coverage of intervention conducted by Don Des Jarlais and Anneli Uuskula that showed asking people who inject drugs (PWID) to not assist others with initiation into injection drug use, not only prevented initiation, but also helped a proportion of PWID to stop injection use.
Amanda Bunting received a HEAL Director’s Trailblazer Award for her project, Adaption of the STAIR-NT Trauma Intervention for Polysubstance Populations. The award recognizes researchers who are applying an innovative approach or creativity in their research or are expanding HEAL research into addressing the pain and opioid crisis in new directions.
Spotlight on Dustin Duncan as the featured investigator by the NIH Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office for February 2023.
Janie Simmons was featured for her project "Rockaway Gets Naloxone", which distributes naloxone and fentanyl test strips free of charge (starts around 8:15).