Resources

Sharing knowledge about promising practices and their sustainable implementation is vital to ending the opioid and drug overdose crisis. Our publications and webinars include the recommendations of experts and the perspectives of those on the frontlines.

Access to Treatment

Issue Brief: Lowering Barriers to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

September 28, 2022
Medications for opioid use disorder are the gold standard of treatment for opioid use disorder. Yet stigma, lack of trained and wi...

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Issue Brief: Expanding Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Emergency Departments

July 20, 2022
Emergency departments are often considered the “front door” of treatment for opioid use disorder because their staff are among...

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Issue Brief: Training Primary Care Providers to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

March 9, 2022
Lack of information and support can discourage clinicians from offering treatment to people with opioid use disorder. This issue b...

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Issue Brief: Examining Substance Use Among Youth and Young Adults

January 27, 2022
With funding from FORE, a team of Urban Institute researchers recently published a series of studies uncovering new insights about...

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Issue Briefs: Affordability and Costs of MOUD Treatment for Patients

November 17, 2021
Because opioid use disorder is a chronic condition, treatment with medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) is often not a one-t...

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Health Affairs: Expanding Access To Treatment For Opioid Use Disorder: Beyond “X-ing The X-Waiver”

November 8, 2021
In a Grantwatch blogpost, Karen A. Scott, FORE’s president, and Ken Shatzkes, FORE’s senior program officer, described how FOR...