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Improving Access to Evidence-Based Medical Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: Strategies to Address Key Barriers Within the Treatment System

Description
Presents a study on the barriers to evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD). Identifies nine common barriers to evidence-based care for people with OUD, including stigma, workforce training, and financial barriers, among others. Includes rural references throughout.
Author(s)
Bertha K. Madras, N. Jia Ahmad, Jenny Wen, et al.
Citation
NAM Perspectives
Date
04/2020
Type
Document
Organization
National Academy of Medicine
Tagged as
Health disparities · Healthcare quality · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug misuse · Specialty care