We need to develop and evaluate treatments for patients with opioid use disorder and chronic pain. Rather than simply focusing on medications and brain imaging, we should attempt to improve the current behavioral treatments offered to patients. It's quite telling that little of NIH's HEAL initiative has targeted behavioral treatments.
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