Addressing substance use disorder (SUD) and the trauma that often precedes it in youth is a priority for treatment providers, parents, caregivers, and community leaders. Many leaders have found that youth have a special ability and role to play in helping their peers. In this collection, CLOUD provides resources that focus on youth providing peer support to other youth and young adults.
This collection features policy reports and recommendations for policymakers and community leaders who may be developing programs to serve pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorder (SUD). This collection includes: A report on findings from a 12-state learning collaborative on improving treatment of opioid use disorder among pregnant and parenting women and infants exposed to opioids A guide to creating a coordinated, multi-system approach to treating pregnant women with opioid use disorder and their infants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration A 2-page guide for policymakers on evidence based treatment for opioid use disorder during pregnancy from the National Institute on Drug Abuse A study looking at the relationship between policies that criminalized substance use in pregnancy and rates of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and found that such policies may have the unintended effect of increasing the incidence of NAS A 2019 report to the Minnesota legislature that evaluates a pilot initiative to provide integrated care for high-risk pregnancies including American Indians at risk for opioid use during pregnancy And 2 reports from the National Academy for State Health Policy: A report on state Medicaid strategies to promote early identification and treatment of pregnant women with…
This 2019 report from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission reviews covers Medicaid policies related to medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder.
This resource captures the work of an executive working group of Medicaid leaders and national behavioral health experts convened by the National Association of Medicaid Directors to develop strategies to expand access to behavioral health services in Medicaid and CHIP.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has prioritized expanding access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD) as an evidence-based treatment. Because many individuals with OUD are Medicaid beneficiaries, this U.S. Governmental Accountability Office report looked at state Medicaid policies and state and federal laws that might act as a barrier to Medicaid patients accessing MAT.
This report from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission examines recovery support services to Medicaid beneficiaries with substance use disorders.
This 2019 report to the President and Congress describes how the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services plans to assist states in providing housing-related supports to individuals with substance use disorders in Medicaid as instructed by the 2018 SUPPORT Act. The report describes forthcoming initiatives from
This report provides an overview of Medicaid delivery system reform efforts aimed at addressing the opioid crisis. The report describe 2 models of delivery system reforms: adoption of the Medicaid health home model for opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment and innovations that improve warm handoffs and care transitions from different levels of substance use disorder treatment.
This toolkit by Manatt provides promising strategies state Medicaid agencies can adopt to address the substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid use disorder (OUD) crisis in their states.
This 5-page overview examines the role Medicaid plays in improving access and quality of substance use disorder treatment (SUD). The report describes 3 roles Medicaid plays in the SUD treatment field: payer and contractor; collaborator, evaluator, and educator; and regulator, monitor and enforcer.