1. Expanding access to MAT: New York launched a statewide academic detailing initiative to expand access to opioid use disorder treatment by increasing the number of providers with a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine, a regulated medication used to treat opioid dependence.
2. Bringing MAT to prison settings: New York developed and implemented a medication-assisted treatment (MAT) training program for medical staff in 10 county jails to increase linkages to MAT during discharge planning and parole. MAT is a treatment for opioid use disorder combining the use of medications with counseling and behavioral therapies.
Funded Awards: Overdose Data to Action, Public Health & Public Safety, Prevention Research