Optimizing Retention, Duration, and Discontinuation Strategies for Opioid Use Disorder Pharmacotherapy (NIH HEAL Initiative)

Funded by the NIH HEAL Initiative®

This study will 1) test strategies to improve OUD pharmacotherapy treatment retention and to improve outcomes among patients who have been successfully stabilized on OUD medications and want to stop medication; and 2) identify predictors of successful outcome and develop a stage model of relapse risk.

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Principal Investigator(s)

Edward V. Nunes, Jr., M.D.

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York State Psychiatric Institute

1051 Riverside Drive
Unit 51, Room 3717
New York, NY 10032
United States

John Rotrosen, M.D.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry

One Park Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10016
United States

Roger D. Weiss, M.D.

McLean Hospital
Division of Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction

115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA 02478
United States