Clinical Trials Network

Western States Node

WSN LogoThe Western States Node is one of thirteen nodes in the NIDA Clinical Trials Network. The National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN) was created to enhance the delivery of scientifically based treatments to patients with substance abuse disorders. For more information about the Clinical Trials Network, please visit the website at http://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/organization/cctn/ctn

Current Studies

CTN-0055: Comparing Treatments for HIV-Positive Opioid Users in an Integrated Care Effectiveness Study (CHOICES)

CTN-0053: Achieving Cannabis Cessation -- Evaluating N-Acetylcystein Treatment (ACCENT)

CTN-0050: Long Term Follow-Up of START Patients

2013 Addiction Health Services Research Conference

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October 23 - 25, 2013 in Portland, OR

Theme: Translating Research into Policy and Practice

Oregon Health & Science University is pleased to host the 2013 Addiction Health Services Research Conference (AHSR 2013) in Portland, Oregon, the Rose City. The research base includes studies of neurochemistry, analysis of genetic influences, advanced imaging of brain function, clinical observation, clinical trials, and training for practitioners. We invite health services and implementation science investigators to join with clinical practitioners and policy makers in our exploration of more effective translation strategies.   

Please visit the AHSR 2013 website at www.AHSR2013.com. Click the more information button to visit the site and register. We look forward to seeing you there.

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Happy 45th birthday, CODA! http://t.co/46I21pkBqI

Commentary: Let’s Get Serious About Treating Addiction http://t.co/qGwmApbOgl

CTN and CTSA Collaboration http://t.co/4AF1CcVkfW

Hand-Held Treatment for Overdoses Is Approved http://t.co/xxH9XXQrAP

Top Med Schools for Substance Abuse Education are in the CTN http://t.co/XW6ZYTVorl

Scholarship Fund Established in Memory of Varda Shoham, prior node member http://t.co/7gFNlRvAZk

4 Things You Can Do to Prevent Overdose Deaths http://t.co/TYjHslf3WS

Emerging Trends in Addiction Treatment Conference located in San Francisco on May 23rd http://t.co/k3qisMHsu7

Fun at the CTN Steering Committee Meeting! http://t.co/JPmSVBa9iY

Director Kerlikowske Confirmed by Senate as Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection.

New study for marijuana addiction will be conducted in Portland http://t.co/M07owmBcbU

The Affordable Care Act: Opportunities & Challenges for Behavioral Health Providers http://t.co/LHywJKfCVC

Enterprising Girl Scout Sells Cookies Outside Marijuana Clinic http://t.co/rxJ78LItuf

UCSF Department of Psychiatry presents: Emerging Trends in Addiction Treatment http://t.co/JHzYxZaeG6

Driving Under the Influence, of Marijuana http://t.co/PXtO6NIOpN

University of Amsterdam Summer Institute on Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction: http://t.co/vU7XMuYrk5

Prescription Painkillers Seen as a Gateway to Heroin. The article quotes Dr. Traci Rieckmann of OHSU http://t.co/RgFqnnvUTb

Lynn dressed very fancy today for work!! http://t.co/9LOgZ0Lz1t

Cheap Heroin Abundant in New York, Officials Say in Wake of Hoffman’s Death http://t.co/iWJvcYgC9M