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Recipient Purpose Term Source Amount
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc. To conduct a randomized control trial to examine the impact of medical cannabis on opioid analgesic use. 2018 - 2022 LJAF $2,054,259
Behavioral Ideas Lab, Inc. To design, implement, and test a set of behavioral interventions in emergency departments to improve outcomes for patients with opioid use disorder. 2018 - 2019 LJAF $489,230
Bipartisan Policy Center, Inc. To conduct a comprehensive review of how federal and state funding is being allocated to address the opioid epidemic. 2018 - 2019 LJAF $255,042
Board of Regents Nevada System of Higher Education To evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of the Mobile Recovery Outreach Team intervention on opioid overdose survivors treated in Nevada's emergency rooms. 2019 - 2022 LJAF $1,442,934
Board of Regents Nevada System of Higher Education To evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of the Mobile Recovery Outreach Team intervention in improving outcomes for opioid overdose survivors treated in emergency rooms in Nevada. 2018 - 2019 LJAF $220,000
Drexel University To support the hiring of a staff member to assist with an overdose prevention site evaluation. 2019 DAF $50,000
Drug Policy Alliance To support foundational work needed to conduct the first randomized controlled trial of heroin-assisted treatment for people with opioid use disorders in the United States. 2017 LJAF $64,100
Drug Policy Alliance To support Grantee's efforts to advance injectable opioid treatment research in the United States. 2018 - 2020 LJAF $44,264
Drug Policy Alliance To provide general operating support. 2019 DAF $1,000,000
Drug Policy Alliance To support the organization's Office of Academic Engagement. 2019 - 2021 DAF $1,000,000
Drug Policy Alliance To support work focused on the intersection of harm reduction and substance use disorder treatment. 2019 - 2021 LJAF Up To $298,540
Duke University To conduct an initial study of how medication-assisted treatment impacts recidivism and other outcomes in Wake County, North Carolina. 2016 - 2019 LJAF $339,516
Duke University To analyze access to and quality of medication-assisted treatment for persons with opioid use disorder in North Carolina. 2018 - 2019 LJAF $249,930
Florida State University Research Foundation Inc. To fund a low-cost randomized controlled trial of two treatment programs for prison inmates with substance use disorder who will soon be released from jail. 2018 - 2026 LJAF $480,254
Friends Research Institute, Inc. To support an ongoing randomized controlled trial of interim methadone to reduce recidivism and relapse among inmates in the Baltimore Citys Detention Facilities. 2016 - 2020 LJAF $564,431
George Mason University Foundation, Inc. To conduct a randomized controlled trial on the effect of monetary contingency management vouchers for opioid use disorder treatment programs. 2017 - 2020 LJAF $499,941
Georgetown University To conduct a comprehensive assessment of state laws and policies that act as barriers to evidence-based substance use disorder treatment and disseminate nonpartisan educational resources to key stakeholders. 2018 - 2021 LJAF $625,314
Health Management Associates, Inc. To provide technical assistance and nonpartisan educational resources to county communities selected through Grantee's Planning Initiatives to Build Bridges between Jail and Community-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder request for proposals, with the overall goal of preparing communities to implement and/or expand medication assisted treatment programs in jails and the larger community. 2019 - 2020 LJAF $475,768
Institute for Intergovernmental Research, Inc. To host a convening of key stakeholders and the public, with the overall goal of supporting a planning initiative designed to help communities develop a comprehensive continuum of care model that targets the jail population and builds bridges between in custody and community based opioid use disorder treatment. 2019 - 2020 LJAF $220,780
Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University To evaluate the intended and unintended consequences of proliferating state policies to limit unnecessary opioid prescribing, particularly policies designed to increase provider use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs, with the overall goal of creating an evidence base to inform state action on opioid prescribing policies. 2019 - 2021 LJAF Up To $437,061
Johns Hopkins University To develop and disseminate a standardized data structure for National Institute on Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network data. 2018 - 2020 LJAF $500,000
Johns Hopkins University To (i) assess beliefs and attitudes about medication treatment for opioid use disorder (?MOUD?) among decision makers within the criminal justice system and (ii) evaluate the Delaware Department of Corrections' MOUD program, with the overall goal of increasing the evidence base of effective treatment options for opioid use disorders. 2019 - 2020 LJAF $371,754
Johns Hopkins University To evaluate emerging health system and payer interventions to reduce overuse of postsurgical opioid prescribing for acute pain. 2019 - 2021 LJAF $293,884
Legal Action Center of the City of New York, Inc. To conduct research into the prevalence and costs of specific limitations on substance use disorder treatment services and evidence of violations of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and create nonpartisan, educational resources to support greater enforcement of the Parity Act. 2018 - 2020 LJAF $600,000
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