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Drug/Alcohol Use

1. Can't Sleep Without Marijuana?

Marijuana users 18-55 years old are needed to take part in a research study of marijuana use and sleep at Johns Hopkins.

Study volunteers will complete a 12-week program designed to help stop use of marijuana. Study includes investigational medication and advanced assessments of sleep.

For more information or to participate, please call 410-550-2695.

PI: Ryan Vandrey, Ph.D.
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2. Have You Used Methamphetamine?

Methamphetamine users are needed for a medical research study. Volunteers should be between the ages of 18-45, in good general health and taking no regular medications. Testing will take place at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

Volunteers will be paid for completion of all study procedures. Travel expenses will be covered. Please call 410-550-6266 or 410-550-2588 for more information.

PI: Una D. McCann
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3. Are You Prescribed Buprenorphine, Suboxone or Methadone?

Volunteers prescribed buprenorphine or suboxone (between 12-16 milligrams), or methadone (between 80-100 milligrams) are needed for a research study. Volunteers must not be using any other drugs and must be willing to stay overnight on a research unit. Participants may earn up to $675.

Please call 410-550-9494 to see if you may qualify.

PI: D. Andrew Tompkins, M.D.
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4. Help Us Learn Why Drugs Affect People Differently

Are you over 21 years old, healthy and willing to live at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for five days?

Researchers at Johns Hopkins are conducting a research study to learn more about how drugs affect people differently. If you qualify, you will be compensated for your time (up to $750).

Call 410-550-9799 to learn whether or not you are eligible.

PI: Kelly Dunn, Ph.D.
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5. Are You Having Problems With Heroin and Cocaine Use?

If you answered yes, you may qualify to enter a methadone treatment program as part of a 30-week research study.

You can earn up to $900 for research participation. Scheduling is flexible, confidential and you will be compensated for your time.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 410-550-1927.

PI: Maxine Stitzer, Ph.D.
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6. Healthy Volunteers Needed for a Research Study of an Investigational Pain Treatment

Study participants must:

  • Be prescribed buprenorphine / Suboxone
  • Not be using other drugs
  • Have stable chronic pain
  • Be willing to stay overnight on a research unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Compensation of up to $675 is available. For more information or to enroll, please call 410-550-9494.

PI: D. Andrew Tompkins, Ph.D.
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7. Methamphetamine and Decision-Making

Healthy men and women ages 21-55 who use methamphetamine are needed to participate in a research study at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

The study tests whether oxytocin and methamphetamine can influence decisions and other types of thinking. Participation involves an initial phone screening, and an initial in person four-hour screening visit. If qualified, seven sessions each lasting roughly nine hours, will occur. This is not a treatment study.

Participants will be paid up to $1,160 for completing the entire study. For more information, please call 410-550-1465.

PI: Matthew Johnson, Ph.D.
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8. Oxytocin and Decision-Making Research Study

Healthy men and women 18 years of age and older are needed to participate in a research study at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. This is not a treatment study. The study tests whether oxytocin can influence decisions and other types of thinking. Participation involves an initial phone screening, and an initial in-person screening visit. If qualified, two sessions each lasting roughly three hours will occur. You will be paid up to $250 for completing the entire study.

For more information, please call 410-550-1465.

PI: Matthew Johnson, Ph.D.
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