The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work and the USC Institute for Addiction Science will provide students from underrepresented communities with stipend and internship opportunities in substance use disorder treatment.
USC experts discuss the new drug cocktail that doesn’t respond to naloxone, the opioid-reversal drug that has averted many deaths from fentanyl.
Jackie’s Pain — the 11th book in a popular health literacy series created by USC Mann faculty member Mel Baron and producer Gregory B. Molina — combines health information with dramatic storytelling and illustrations.
A curriculum partnership among USC’s pharmacy, social work and medical schools drives the new Master of Addiction Science program. It’s the first of its kind at a major university.
Charles Stafford found a brotherhood in the U.S. Marines, but also a major interruption to his sobriety. Today, the USC social work graduate is helping others find their way to recovery.
Keck School of Medicine of USC researcher Adam Leventhal highlights the drop in teen vaping, more use of food as a coping mechanism and changes in adults’ drinking habits.
COVID-19 got people drinking — a lot. USC experts are looking for solutions to the long-term effects of alcohol and their harmful impact.
When in-person therapy became too dangerous, every state adopted at least one policy related to treatment access for patients suffering from opioid addiction. But no state did everything that was necessary, the USC study found.
As a female rock star, Brett Anderson fought stereotypes and pushed boundaries. With a master’s in gerontology, she hopes to do the same with aging and addiction.
Opioid-related deaths among Blacks, Asians and Latinos dropped during the same period, according to a study from USC and the L.A. County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office.