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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Association of Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH)Interventions with Opioid Use and Related Risks Among Veterans with Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD and PTSD
Principal Investigator:

Joseph L Goulet

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2018 - April 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $250,644
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Opioids misuse, abuse, addiction, and overdose are a serious public health crisis, and a leading cause of death in the USA. Complementary and integrative health (CIH) approaches to pain may help reduce opioid related harms. However, a 2016 VA QUERI ESP report stated that “the evidence base regarding the effectiveness of select CIH interventions for reducing opioid use is extremely limited.” In addition, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA; PL 114-198) signed by Congress in to law...

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