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Substance Use Disorders

A substance use disorder (SUD) is a condition in which an individual is impacted by the inability to control their intake of a substance such as legal (i.e., alcohol) or illegal drugs (i.e., heroin) or medications (i.e., prescription painkillers). Symptoms can range from mild dependence to severe addiction. Even those with mild SUD may experience a range of physical and psychological effects. Further, the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Mental Health estimate that half of individuals who experience a substance use disorder during their lives will also experience a co-occurring mental disorder and vice versa.

VA health services research addresses many aspects of substance use disorders including addiction, SUD treatment services, prescription management, and alternative pain management.

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Citations

(5 of more than 275 SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS focused publications)



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Studies

( 5 of more than 15 SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS focused projects )

Project No.  Title  PI  Funding Start   
IIR 19-048 Post-Hospital Intervention for Veterans with Comorbid Bipolar and Substance Use Disorders Metrik, Jane 2020-03-01
PPO 13-137 Collaborative Care Management for Complex, Recurrent Substance Use Disorders Hawkins, Eric 2015-01-01
CDA 13-268 Chronic Pain Management in Veterans with Co-occurring Substance Use Disorders Lovejoy, Travis 2014-11-01
CDA 11-245 VA Healthcare Delivery for OEF/OIF Veterans with Mental & Substance Use Disorders Bohnert, Kipling 2014-07-01
IIR 08-071 Access to Treatment and Outcomes for Veterans with Substance Use Disorders Pizer, Steven 2010-05-01

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HSR&D Briefs, Reports, Newsletters

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  • Cannabis Use Among Veterans: Research Needs Come into Focus || FORUM

    ...which focuses on substance use disorders. Substance use disorder (SUD) care is...making VA the largest SUD provider in the US. Evidence-based SUD prevention and treatment...Spring 2020 Substance Use Disorders » Back to Table of Contents Research Highlight...Highlight Cannabis Use Among Veterans: Research Needs Come into Focus Kipling

  • Director's Letter: Substance Use Disorders || FORUM

    ...which focuses on substance use disorders. Substance use disorder (SUD) care is...making VA the largest SUD provider in the US. Evidence-based SUD prevention and treatment...Spring 2020 Substance Use Disorders » Back to Table of Contents Director's Letter...made in substance use treatment, and research that is needed to get us there.

  • The Cascade of Care Can Help Tailor Substance Use Disorder Interventions || FORUM

    ...which focuses on substance use disorders. Substance use disorder (SUD) care is...making VA the largest SUD provider in the US. Evidence-based SUD prevention and treatment...Spring 2020 Substance Use Disorders » Back to Table of Contents Response to...Cascade of Care Can Help Tailor Substance Use Disorder Interventions Christine Timko

  • Treating Substance Use Disorders in the Same Way We Treat Other Chronic Diseases || FORUM

    ...which focuses on substance use disorders. Substance use disorder (SUD) care is...making VA the largest SUD provider in the US. Evidence-based SUD prevention and treatment...Spring 2020 Substance Use Disorders » Back to Table of Contents Commentary Treating...Treating Substance Use Disorders in the Same Way We Treat Other Chronic Diseases

  • Substance Use Disorders || FORUM

    ...which focuses on substance use disorders. Substance use disorder (SUD) care is...making VA the largest SUD provider in the US. Evidence-based SUD prevention and treatment...Spring 2020 Substance Use Disorders Welcome to the Spring issue of HSR&D's FORUM...which focuses on substance use disorders. Substance use disorder (SUD) care is

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