Building Access to Care Through Community Health Centers to Treat Opioid Use Disorder / Establishment of North Carolina Regional Addiction Medicine Programs
Addiction medicine experts in North Carolina are establishing a hub-and-spoke system to expand access to medications for opioid use disorder. From hubs at two new addiction treatment programs, staff will provide training and care management support to providers in community health centers and local health department clinics (the spokes) willing to offer treatment for opioid use disorder.
In partnership with and additional funding provided by the Dogwood Health Trust.
- MAHEC receives $1M to expand treatment capacity for opioid use disorder in NC (MAHEC)
- Expanding Treatment (UNC)
- Initiative aims to connect patients to addiction treatment by building better networks (NC Health News)
- MAHEC to get $800,000 opioid grant from NCHHS (WLOS)
- MAHEC Opioids Page
- UNC Dept. of Psychiatry