This best practices toolkit, published by the Camden Coalition’s National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs and co-authored by Shelly Virva (Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers) and Grace “Katie” Bell (Telewell Indian Health MAT Project), is intended for for program administrators and clinical care teams who want to establish effective medications for addiction treatment...

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Medications for opioid use disorder are evidence-based and, in combination with evidence-based behavioral health interventions, are best practice. But successful medications for addiction treatment (MAT) programs need to do more than just prescribe and dispense medication — they must also be designed to address the complex health and social needs of the patients seeking care....

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This publication from the Open Society Foundations provides a framework for advocates and providers who work with pregnant people who use drugs, to ensure that their rights are respected and that they are connected to the services they need. The document includes sections on combatting misinformation and stigma surrounding drug use and pregnancy, connecting patients...

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This research report from the Urban Institute details the California Health Care Foundation’s pilot project to develop sustainable, integrated care models for patients with opioid use disorder in the primary care setting using medication-assisted treatment (MAT). The pilot project was implemented across 10 community health centers in California. Through their evaluation, the Urban Institute identified...

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