Category: medication-assisted treatment

Apply Now: Provider’s Clinical Support System—Universities

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is accepting applications for the Providers Clinical Support System–Universities (Short Title: PCSS – Universities) grants. The purpose of the program is to expand and enhance access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for people with an opioid use disorder (OUD) seeking or receiving MAT by ensuring its practice is included …

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Apply Now: Targeted Capacity Expansion—Medication Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is accepting applications for FY2018 Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (Short Title: MAT-PDOA) grants. The purpose of this program is to expand and enhance access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for people with an opioid use …

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Oklahoma Opioid Commission Lays out Legislative Priorities

The Oklahoman By Meg Wingerter The Oklahoma attorney general’s commission fighting the opioid crisis proposed at a meeting Tuesday a mix of changes to law enforcement, new rules for prescribers and increased data collection. The commission, which has met multiple times this year under the direction of Attorney General Mike Hunter, laid out five initial recommendations …

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Pennsylvania’s Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Pilot Program for Justice-Involved Individuals

This fact sheet from the Addiction Policy Forum describes Pennsylvania’s Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Pilot Program for Justice-Involved Individuals is a program focused on achieving better outcomes for individuals experiencing substance abuse issues who are reentering society following a period of incarceration within a Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PA DOC) facility. The fact sheet includes the …

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