CURBING OPIOID ADDICTION

A new seminar course at the S.J. Quinney College of Law presents the opioid crisis through the lens of regulatory failures to properly address the issue β€” while providing students with critical thinking skills and tools to change the landscape in the future.

DIVORCING DRUGS AND VIOLENCE

Research by Shima Baughman, an associate professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, is part of discussions surrounding changes to mandatory minimum sentences involving nonviolent drug.

The science of addiction

The U’s Genetic Science Learning Center received $150,000 from the Utah Legislature in early 2018 to teach middle and high school students about the science of opioid addiction and the physiological and psychological aspects of pain, among other topics.

A REASON TO SMILE

Inaugural class to graduate from the U’s School of Dentistry.

Protect yourself from opioid addiction

Dr. Tom MillerΒ speaks about pain treatment alternatives to opioids you should know about and how to have a discussion with your doctor about how best to avoid becoming addicted.

Deadly cocktail

A new study reveals the Utah opioid epidemic death toll includes an alarming number of new moms.

Destigmatizing mental illness

U of U Health partnered with Sundance for a panel of experts on the front lines of the mental illness epidemic in Utah.

EXTRA, EXTRA, READ ALL ABOUT CONTINUUM

The winter edition includes: Genes and addiction, 30 years of student service, why humanities matter, top five dinosaur myths and more.