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Treatment Court Practitioner Toolkit: Model Agreements and Related Resources to Support the Use of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Source: National Association of Drug Court Professionals

This toolkit assists practitioners with incorporating medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) into treatment court settings. NADCP’s drug court best practice standards already require treatment courts to provide MOUD when it is medically indicated and prohibits require participants to discontinue medications as a condition of entry or graduation.

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Medicaid Delivery System Reforms to Combat the Opioid Crisis

Source: Academy Health and the Milbank Memorial Fund

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.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Harm Reduction Services: An Environmental Scan

Source: National Council for Behavioral Health

This report provides a comprehensive review of recent research about the effects of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) on substance use and people who use drugs (PWUD) as well as information from key informant interviews with 21 staff members from harm reduction organizations in the United States about the experiences of PWUD and their service providers during this pandemic.

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Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program

Source: Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program

The website for the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) provides real-time data on suspected fatal and non-fatal overdose events to support public safety and public health efforts to mobilize response to sudden increases or spikes in these events.

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Medicaid Forward: Behavioral Health

Source: National Association of Medicaid Directors

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.

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Law Enforcement-Social Services Collaborations: Evaluation Framework

Source: Wilder Research

This evaluation framework is designed to assess the impact of collaborations between law enforcement officers and first responders and social service agencies. The framework was developed through workshops and interviews with agencies who have developed collaborative crisis response programs.

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