- Jul 26 2023
TimeMountain Daylight Time
- 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Event: Providing Comprehensive Care in Opioid Treatment Programs : A Policy and Provider Perspective
The current opioid and drug overdose crisis continues to have a devastating impact on morbidity and mortality in the United States. With the rise in use of potent synthetic opioids like fentanyl in the drug supply, creating linkages to comprehensive substance use related services is critical. Opioid Treatment Programs (OTP) and the comprehensive care and services they provide play a vital role in addressing this need, yet challenges remain. Despite clear evidence of the benefits of OTP’s, access to OTPs in some parts of the country is limited and stigma related to the use of methadone remains a challenge. Yet in the face of these headwinds, many OTPs are providing comprehensive leading-edge services to address the opioid and drug overdose crisis.
When: July 26, 2023 | 1:00 p.m. MDT