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


Webinar: Integrating MOUD into Primary Care: Medicaid Strategies for Improving Treatment Engagement and Outcomes and Reducing Disparities

April 28, 2021

Join Peter Treitler, MSW and Jim Lloyd, JD, MPP of the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research at Rutgers University as they present on the background of the opioid crisis in New Jersey, the state’s array of policy responses enacted to address it, and some preliminary Medicaid data and analyses from the Center for Health Services Research. With commentary from Steven Tunney, RN, MSN; Ashley Harrell, LCSW; and Douglas Olson, MD.


Issue Brief

Issue Brief: Promoting Equity in Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment and Supports: A Focus on Black Communities

April 9, 2021

Read how three FORE grantees are working to identify gaps in opioid use disorder treatment and care for Black Americans and promising approaches to close them.


Mother-Child Dyad

Webinar: Supporting the Care of Mother-Child Dyad in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

March 16, 2021

Join Hendrée E. Jones, PhD; Evette Horton, PhD; Elisabeth Johnson, FNP, PhD, and; Essence Hairston, MSW, LCSWA, LCAS of UNC Horizons, as they introduce the mother-child dyad in the context of OUD treatment and ways to promote healthy maternal child attachment. With commentary from Leslie R. Walker-Harding, MD and Mishka Terplan, MD, MPH, FACOG, DFASAM.


Issue Brief

Issue Brief: Closing Gaps in the Continuum of Treatment and Support Services for Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder

March 11, 2021

Read how three FORE grantees are helping to increase referrals to treatment, expand access, and deliver tailored supports to help pregnant and parenting women living with opioid use disorder and their families.


Issue Brief

Issue Brief: Expanding Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Rural America

March 4, 2021

Read how four FORE grantees are developing and testing demonstrated core components of what’s needed to establish a systematic approach to expanding access to treatment for opioid use disorder in hard-to-reach rural communities.



Health Affairs Blog: Responding To COVID-19: Supporting People in Recovery From Opioid Use Disorder

February 11, 2021

Read lessons learned while awarding and supporting recovery support services grants during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as policy implications for the new presidential administration, in an article authored by Dr. Karen A. Scott, Dr. Ken Shatzkes, and Lydia Tschoe.