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Recent Research

Prevalence and characteristics of opioid-related deaths involving alcohol in Ontario, Canada

This study examined the death investigations from the Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario to explore the involvement of alcohol in opioid-related deaths in Ontario.

Antipsychotic use with and without comorbid psychiatric diagnosis among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

This study aimed to characterize antipsychotic use among Ontario adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and compare profiles of those with and without a documented psychiatric diagnosis.

Behind the Prescriptions: A snapshot of opioid use across all Ontarians

This report describes characteristics and patterns of opioid use in the entire population of Ontario, including demographics, use of health services, and geographic variations across three broad indications: pain, cough, and addiction.

Patterns of physician prescribing for opioid maintenance treatment in Ontario, Canada in 2014

This study investigates the distribution of Opioid Maintenance Therapy (OMT) services in Ontario, the characteristics of physicians who provide OMT, and the frequency of office visits and urine drug screens for patients seeking OMT in Ontario.

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