The Improving Addiction Care Team – IMPACT

Evidence Ranking: Promising

This collection compiles research and implementation materials from the Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT) program from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). IMPACT is an interprofessional, hospital-based addictions team that provides addiction medicine consults to patients being treated at OHSU who have a substance use disorder (SUD).

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ED-Initiated Buprenorphine – Resources for Providers

Evidence Ranking: Proven

Source: Yale School of Medicine

The Yale School of Medicine’s website contains comprehensive resources for providers interested in setting up a program to initiate buprenorphine treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) seen in the emergency department (ED).

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Mother & Baby Substance Exposure Toolkit

Evidence Ranking: Proven

Source: California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative, California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, HMA Institute on Addiction

The comprehensive Mother & Baby Substance Exposure Toolkit was created by the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative, the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, and HMA Institute on Addiction. This toolkit provides information on treating mothers and newborns from the prenatal period through hospital discharge with a focus on opioid-related conditions.

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Medications for Opioids Use Disorder Save Lives

Evidence Ranking: Proven

Source: National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine

This 2 minute video accompanies the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine’s report Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives.

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Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT) – A Summary

Evidence Ranking: Promising

Source: Dr. Honora Englander

The Improving Addiction Care Team, or IMPACT, is an interprofessional hospital-based addictions team that meets people with substance use disorder (SUD) during the reachable moment of hospitalization at Oregon Health & Science University.

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Efficacy for Use of Detoxification Alone as a Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Evidence Ranking: Problematic

Source: Center for Evidence-based Policy

State officials participating in the Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project requested this rapid evidence review on the role of inpatient or residential detoxification for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). As this 2-page document states, research is clear and addiction experts agree that detoxification alone is not a stand-alone treatment for OUD, but is merely the first step in a providing an individualized treatment plan which may include medication assisted treatment.

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Recovery in the 21st Century Graphic

Evidence Ranking: Promising

Source: Recovery Research Institute

This 1 page briefing paper summarizes the findings from a study of participants in In the Rooms, an online social network site for the recovery community. The study showed that recovery-specific social network sites show promise as part of the modern recovery community. More research into whether these sites help

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COVID-19

UPDATED November 15, 2020:  The COVID-19 public health emergency is particularly challenging for people in treatment for substance use disorder, people in recovery, and people who use drugs. This collection features educational resources that can be adapted for local settings, specific guidance on harm reduction, recovery housing and providing peer support services during the pandemic, and links to websites that provide high-quality information, data, and/or examples for local communities to adopt.

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Rethink Rx Abuse Strategy 5: Enhance Assessment and Referral to Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Part of Arizona’s Rethink Rx Abuse public health information campaign, these materials are intended to help communities improve patient assessment and referral to substance use disorder treatment. Includes information about medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder, screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT), fact sheets on identifying opioid use disorder (OUD) or people at risk for developing OUD, and a guide to finding behavioral health treatment services.

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