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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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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Spotlight: Aware Recovery Care

Evidence Ranking: Potential

Source: Addiction Policy Forum

A brief overview of Aware Recovery Care (ARC) substance use disorder (SUD) treatment model that provides in-home treatment from a multidisciplinary team of professionals. Operational in Connecticut and New Hampshire, the ARC model provides individualized, flexible services that address common barriers to accessing treatment such as difficulties with scheduling, or transportation, and provides SUD treatment in the person’s home environment where they will maintain their recovery. A study found that patients in ARC treatment models had recovery rates six times higher than the national average. Part of the Addiction Policy Forum’s Spotlight series which highlights innovative programs to address the opioid crisis.

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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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Residential Treatment for Parents and Their Children: The Village Experience

Source: Valera Jackson

In the 1990s, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provided grants to create family-centered, residential substance use disorder treatment programs that allowed children to reside with their parents. This 2004 case study looks at the Families in Transitions program

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Family-Centered Treatment for Women with Substance Use Disorders: History, Key Elements and Challenges

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This 2007 report from a symposium on family-centered substance use disorder treatment (SUD) sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) describes options for supporting families during SUD treatment along the continuum of care, including residential treatment programs that allow children to reside with their mothers during treatment.

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Caring for Young Adults with Substance Use Disorder

Source: Office Based Addiction Treatment at Boston Medical Center's Grayken for Addiction

This7 minute video titled “Caring for Young Adults with Substance Use Disorder” from a clinician at Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center for Addiction describes the need for understanding the unique needs of youth ages 18 to 25.

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