U of U Health partnered with Sundance for a panel of experts on the front lines of the mental illness epidemic in Utah.
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.
A new study reveals the Utah opioid epidemic death toll includes an alarming number of new moms.
Preventing addiction with insight from scruffy dogs and ancient meditation.
Eric Garland, associate dean for research at the College of Social Work, has been appointed to a Multidisciplinary Working Group focused on a $1.1 billion federal effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the opioid crisis.
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.
The winter edition includes: Genes and addiction, 30 years of student service, why humanities matter, top five dinosaur myths and more.
Justin Hughes was stuck in substance use disorder, which led him to crime, jail and prison. He thought addiction was going to be part of him for the rest of his life.