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California County Fact Sheets: Treatment Gaps in Opioid-Agonist Medication Assisted Therapy (OA-MAT) and Estimates of How Many Additional Prescribers Are Needed

Description
Presents county-level estimates of opioid use disorder rates and treatment needs in California. Features statistics from 2016 including opioid overdose deaths, buprenorphine prescriptions, numbers of methadone patients, and February 2018 estimates of buprenorphine-waivered prescribers.
Author(s)
Lisa Clemans-Cope, Douglas A. Wissoker, Marni Epstein
Date
03/2018
Type
Website
Organization
Urban Institute
Tagged as
County-by-county data · Health workforce supply and demand · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse · California