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Rural Opioid Treatment Program Patient Perspectives on Take-Home Methadone Policy Changes During COVID-19: A Qualitative Thematic Analysis

Description
Study examining patient perspectives following policy changes in take-home methadone treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), based on qualitative interviews with 46 patients from 3 rural opioid treatment programs in Oregon. Highlights main themes related to adapting to the changing policies during the COVID-19 pandemic, the challenges and benefits of at-home dosing, and future policy and procedural changes.
Author(s)
Ximena A. Levander, Kim A. Hoffman, John W. McIlveen, et al.
Citation
Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 16, 72
Date
12/2021
Type
Document
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Policy · Prescription drug misuse · Statistics and data · Oregon