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Eastern Plains Program Brings New Understanding Of Opioid Crisis To Coloradans
Jan 7, 2019 - Details a program from the University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine called Implementing Technology and Medication Assisted Treatment Team Training in Rural Colorado (IT MATTTRs). This program, based in eastern Colorado and the San Luis Valley, seeks to increase the number of providers trained to offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for patients with opioid use disorder, to implement a curriculum to teach about opioids, addiction, and MAT for the entire staffs of medical practices, and to educate and involve the community in public health efforts around opioids.
Source: KUNC
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Last Updated: 1/9/2019