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CRIS Blog: CRIS data demonstrates need for better physical healthcare for people who use heroin

Dan Lewer is an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow at University College London. He tweets from @DanLewer.

By Dan Lewer at 8 Oct 2019

One in ten UK hospital inpatients is alcohol dependent

The UK has high levels of alcohol dependence among hospital inpatients, according to a new review of evidence by NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre supported researchers.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Jul 2019

Researchers call for rising opioid-related deaths to be recognised as a public health crisis

Policymakers urgently need to recognise rising opioid-related deaths in the UK as a public health crisis, according to Professor Sir John Strang, who leads the NIHR Maudsley BRC’s work on substance use, working with other BRC researchers.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Jun 2019

My Lightbulb Moment: Recovery Street Film Festival

The NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) screened a collection of short films on Thursday 16 May, all examining personal stories of addiction and recovery.

The six three-minute films featured were a selection of those shortlisted for the 2018 Recovery Street Film Festival, which had the theme of ‘My Lightbulb Moment’.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 11 Jun 2019

BRC research awarded prize for openness

The Center for Open Science has awarded a $1,000 prize to NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) researchers, for publishing the results of their pre-registered clinical trial on memory-focused cognitive therapy as a potential treatment for cocaine use disorder.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 18 Jan 2019