This 2019 review from Oregon’s Drug Use Research & Management Program examined whether removing Medicaid prior authorization requirements for medication assisted treatment for individuals with opioid use
This 2018 publication from the National Sheriff’s Association and the National Commission on Correctional Health Care provides guidance on how to create and manage a medication assisted treatment program
This four page document presents the highlights from the 2019 National Academies report on medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Funding Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
This one page document summarizes the conclusions of the 2019 National Academies report on medications for opioid use disorder.
Since the early 1990s, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has promoted family-centered treatment for pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorders (SUD), including supporting residential treatment models that prioritize family unity by allowing children to reside with their mothers or fathers while they receive treatment. The Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018 allows for Title IV-E foster care maintenance payments to be used to support a child residing with a parent in a family-focused residential SUD treatment program. In addition, Section 8081 of the 2018 Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act (SUPPORT Act) directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide guidance to states on creating family-focused residential SUD treatment programs that allow children to reside with their parents as they receive treatment. In anticipation of the HHS guidance, we offer these resources for policymakers and community leaders interested in developing family-centered treatment programs in their communities: A 15 minute video that profiles one such residential treatment program, SHIELDS for families, in Southern California A report from a 2007 symposium on family-centered SUD treatment sponsored by SAMHSA A 2004 case study of the…
This collection provides information about options to create programs that divert individuals with substance use or mental health conditions from the justice system to treatment.
The Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC Network) is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to promote the use of innovative best practices in addiction treatment and recovery services. Created in 1993, the ATTC Network operates 10 U.S.-based centers, 2 national focus area centers, and a network coordinating office.
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.
This educational resource provides families that are navigating addiction and treatment of substance use disorders with information regarding treatment options, communication strategies, and self-care tips.
This free smartphone app is designed to support individuals in recovery from substance use disorder.