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Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives (2019).
Authors: Leshner AI, Mancher M; Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder; Board on Health Sciences Policy; Health and Medicine Division; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Journal: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019.

A Budget Impact Analysis of the Collaborative Care Model for Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care.
Authors: Lee CM, Scheuter C, Rochlin D, Platchek T, Kaplan RM.
Journal: J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Apr 22. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-04998-5

Management of opioid use disorder in the USA: present status and future directions.
Authors: Blanco C, Volkow N.
Journal: Lancet. 2019 Mar 13. pii: S0140-6736(18)33078-2. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)33078-2.

Prevention and Treatment of Opioid Misuse and Addiction: A Review.
Authors: Volkow ND, Jones EB, Einstein EB, Wargo EM.
Journal: JAMA Psychiatry. 2019 Feb 1;76(2):208-216. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.3126.

The Next Stage of Buprenorphine Care for Opioid Use Disorder
Authors: Martin SA, Chiodo LM, Bosse JD, Wilson A.
Journal: Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 23. doi: 10.7326/M18-1652

Accounting for the uncounted: Physical and affective distress in individuals dropping out of oral naltrexone treatment for opioid use disorder.
Authors: Carroll KM, Nich C, Frankforter TL, Yip SW, Kiluk BD, DeVito EE, Sofuoglu M
Journal: Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Nov 1;192:264-270. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.08.019. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Methadone in Primary Care - One Small Step for Congress, One Giant Leap for Addiction Treatment.
Authors: Samet JH, Botticelli M, Bharel M.
Journal: N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 5;379(1):7-8. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1803982.

Primary Care and the Opioid-Overdose Crisis - Buprenorphine Myths and Realities.
Authors: Wakeman SE, Barnett ML.
Journal: N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 5;379(1):1-4. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1802741.

Moving Addiction Care to the Mainstream - Improving the Quality of Buprenorphine Treatment.
Authors: Saloner B, Stoller KB, Alexander GC.
Journal: N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 5;379(1):4-6. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1804059.