February issue of the Journal of Urban Health features 6 new research studies 

WHAT: The New York Academy of Medicine’s Journal of Urban Health February Special Supplement focuses on new research on opioid overdose.

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Overdose Research: 15 Years Later(Editorial)
Phillip O. Coffin, Josiah D. Rich

Community-Based Response to Fentanyl Overdose Outbreak, San Francisco, 2015
Christopher Rowe, Eliza Wheeler, T. Stephen Jones, Clement Yeh, Phillip O. Coffin

Addressing Intersecting Housing and Overdose Crises in Vancouver, Canada: Opportunities and Challenges from a Tenant-Led Overdose Response Intervention in Single Room Occupancy Hotels
Geoff Bardwell, Taylor Fleming, Alexandra B. Collins, Jade Boyd, Ryan McNeil

Safety of a Modified Community Trailer to Manage Patients with Presumed Fentanyl Overdose
Frank X. Scheuermeyer, Eric Grafstein, Jane Buxton, Keith Ahamad, Mark Lysyshyn, Stan DeVlaming, Gerrit Prinsloo, Christopher Van Veen, Andrew Kestler, Reka Gustafson

Using Network and Spatial Data to Better Target Overdose Prevention Strategies in Rural Appalachia
Abby E. Rudolph, April M. Young, Jennifer R. Havens

Health Care Utilization of Opioid Overdose Decedents with No Opioid Analgesic Prescription History
Ali B. Abbasi, Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, Dejan Jovanov, Craig Berberet, Ponni Arunkumar, Steven E. Aks, Jennifer E. Layden, Mai T. Pho

Increased presence of fentanyl in cocaine-involved fatal overdoses: Implications for prevention
Michelle L. Nolan, Sindhu Shamasunder, Cody Colon-Berezin, Hillary V. Kunins, Denise Paone