Opportunities to Improve Opioid Use Disorder and Infectious Disease Services: Integrating Responses to a Dual Epidemic
Examines opioid use and drug-related infectious diseases. Identifies the barriers to integration of opioid use disorder (OUD) and infectious disease services, including barriers faced in rural areas such as workforce shortages. Offers strategies to overcome those barriers. Offers case studies of programs that have successfully integrated services, including programs serving rural areas. Includes policy recommendations.
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
HIV and AIDS · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce supply and demand · Illicit drug use · Infectious diseases · Integrated service delivery · Policy · Prescription drug misuse · Public health