Cocaine use problems?

Worried about someone who is using cocaine or crack? Worried about your cocaine or crack use? Researchers at CODA are conducting a voluntary research study for adults ages 18 to 65 that is completely confidential. The no-cost treatment may include a placebo. Eligible participants will be compensated. Call CODA Research […] Read more »

Methamphetamine use problems?

Worried about someone who is using methamphetamine? Worried about YOUR use? Researchers at CODA are conducting a voluntary research study for adults ages 18 to 65. The no-cost treatment may include a placebo. Eligible participants will be compensated. Call CODA Research at 503-309-3841 or email research@codainc.org. Read more »

Gov. Brown launches opioid task force

Governor Kate Brown’s Opioid Epidemic Task Force is holding its first meeting today, September 19! Gov. Brown is also signing House Bill 3440, a comprehensive bill that removes barriers the lifesaving overdose drug Naloxone, improves access to Drug Court, and prohibits insurance companies from requiring preauthorization for the first 30 days […] Read more »

12 steps in Iran: How AA is changing society and health

The New York Times takes a fascinating look at the emergence of Alcoholics Anonymous in Iran. Moving from a culture in which beatings are the go-to approach for substance use disorders involving alcohol, a new attitude is slowly developing, bringing acceptance of the 12-step model and more openness about the […] Read more »

Rhode Island brings evidence-based treatment to all prison inmates

The state of Rhode Island is putting medication-assisted treatment in reach of all prison inmates! Evidence-based treatment — the science that helps CODA patients every day — is helping people there rebuild their lives in settings where they have typically been unable to get any services. Check it out: https://www.statnews.com/2017/…/03/opioid-treatment-prisons/ Read more »

Advantis Credit Union supports CODA!

CODA is very proud to be a recipient of a GROW grant from Advantis Credit Union.  More than 20,000 votes were cast to determine which seven nonprofit organizations would be selected to receive a grant supporting long-term benefits to the families in our community. The funds will provide great new […] Read more »

New studies underway!

CODA Research is involved in two National Institute on Drug Abuse new studies. The links to these two trials are below: “Accelerated Development of Additive Pharmacotherapy Treatment (ADAPT-2) for Methamphetamine Use Disorder. “ “Lorcaserin in the Treatment of Cocaine Use Disorder” Interested in participating? Click on this blog’s home page […] Read more »