Two U School of Medicine projects—one based in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences and another in the Emergency Department—have been awarded grants through the National Institutes of Health Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative.
New research shows that a specific mind-body therapy, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement, increases the brain’s response to natural, healthy rewards while also decreasing the brain’s response to opioid-related cues.
Heather May for University of Utah Health
November 26, 2018
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.