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

Using social media to better understand, prevent, and treat substance use http://t.co/GbHRKEW4ET

Will big pharma and the FDA stand in the way of developing treatments for substance use disorders? http://t.co/vN7r8eNQ3k

Faces & Voices of Recovery and Young People in Recovery (YPR) Announce Intent to Merge http://t.co/fhzglKbkt6

The Golden Age of Heroin as a Miracle Drug http://t.co/GMNJdGuhEv

The ATTC Network Coordinating Office invites you to subscribe to the NEW quarterly e-zine, The Bridge. http://t.co/654expzkQg

Think you drink a lot? This chart will tell you. http://t.co/Gsiv7Jebyo

Upcoming Webinar "Demystifying Opioid Addiction Treatment" scheduled for Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

Article written from our very own Marisa Gholson (previous WSN member) about the Physician Assistant program at OHSU http://t.co/exn7S626w8

Stopping America’s Hidden Overdose Crisis. Dr. Melissa Weimer quoted in Time Magazine. http://t.co/VVkl6pg8J3

Healthcare Transformation in Peru Presented by: Javier Ponce Terashima, MD This Friday from 12pm-1:30pm at OHSU (CSB 679)...

The New D.A.R.E. Program http://t.co/ADAvCH0U5H

Why do painkiller addicts turn to heroin? http://t.co/2kDQHxTvog

Another Day, Another Misinformed Article on Obama's Addiction Treatment Record http://t.co/6NDDsp0btG

Drug czar approaches challenge from a different angle: As a recovering alcoholic http://t.co/ZbFBGsyiYc


Read about Robin Williams' struggle with cocaine and alcohol. http://t.co/sZ6t6EuFDt

Dealing With Opioid Abuse Would Pay for Itself http://t.co/q7FJNqkW4B

Project AWARE Finds No Benefit to Risk-Reduction Counseling at HIV Test Time http://t.co/ioSYSj4pjl

Decreased dopamine brain reactivity in marijuana abusers is associated with negative emotionality and addiction... http://t.co/4ActEemGL3