MAT Projects

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Addiction Treatment Starts Here Equity-Centered Community Learning Collaborative and Learning Network The Center for Care Innovation’s Addiction Treatment Starts Here program includes a learning collaborative and network designed to increase access to MAT through primary care, behavioral health and community partnerships. ATLAS Treatment Locator The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has partnered with Shatterproof, a national nonprofit organization, to create a statewide treatment locator called ATLAS® (Addiction Treatment Locator, Analysis, and Standards platform). […] CA Bridge Program The California Bridge Program is developing hospitals and emergency rooms into primary access points for the treatment of acute symptoms of SUDs – enhancing and increasing access to 24/7 treatment in every community in the state. California Hub & Spoke System The California Hub and Spoke System consists of narcotic treatment program (Hubs) and office-based treatment settings (Spokes) that provide ongoing care and treatment. The program aims to increase the number of providers prescribing buprenorphine for opioid use disorder. California Overdose Prevention Network The PHI Center for Health Leadership and Impact (CHLI) operates the California Overdose Prevention Network (COPN), a respected statewide learning network for coalitions, organizations and individuals working at the forefront […] California Substance Use Line The University of California, San Francisco is expanding the current 24/7 MAT mentorship network to cover all new emergency departments, primary care, mental health, and hospital access points. California Youth Opioid Response This program aims to increase access to care through expansion of MAT services and opioid and stimulant use prevention for youth & families. DUI MAT Integration This effort includes California Highway Patrol trainings to increase awareness of drug use and impairment and the creation of linkages between DUI treatment programs and MAT resources and referrals. Empowering Faith Leaders in California The Clinton Foundation’s Empowering Faith Leaders in California project addresses the opioid epidemic through a collaborative learning opportunity to empower religious leaders from diverse faith traditions to take on leadership […] Increasing MAT in State Licensed Facilities DHCS, with assistance from The Sierra Health Foundation: Center for Health Program Management (The Center), will be providing funding to California’s eligible residential SUD facilities to implement, expand, and/or improve […] MAT Access Points The aim of this project is to support MAT start-up activities and/or enhancement efforts in settings throughout California, with the goal of increasing the number of patients with substance-use disorders treated with medications, counseling and other recovery services. MAT in Jails and Drug Courts This program focuses on expanding access to at least two forms of MAT in California's jails and drug courts. MAT Toolkits and GPRA Data Collection Aurrera Health Group developed a series of educational toolkits about the benefits of MAT, and assists with the collection of federally-required GPRA data for the MAT Expansion Project. Media Campaign Media Solutions is leading an effort to design a statewide, multi-media campaign targeted at individuals with substance use disorder and their families, with an emphasis on making connections to treatment. Naloxone Distribution Project The Naloxone Distribution Project aims to reduce opioid overdose deaths through the provision of free naloxone, in its nasal spray formulation. Opioid Overdose Data Collection and Analysis The California Department of Public Health is supporting the Overdose Data Collection & Analysis Project (ODCAP), which aims to improve overall overdose surveillance, respond more rapidly to overdose spikes, and […] Provider Training – General The University of California, Los Angeles is providing training, consultation and mentorship for providers treating patients with opioid and stimulant use disorders. Public Health/First Responder Collaborations Through two pilot projects, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) partners with public health departments, emergency medical services (EMS) agencies, and 911-transport providers that engage in opioid overdose prevention […] Residency Program Training This project will educate and train health care professionals about addiction medicine by incorporating addiction medicine & MAT curriculum into California residency programs. Statewide Anti-Stigma Campaign The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is launching a Substance Use Disorder Stigma Reduction Campaign in partnership with Shatterproof, a national nonprofit. Shatterproof’s National Stigma Initiative is dedicated to […] Song for Charlie: Fentanyl Awareness and Drug Education Program Song for Charlie, in partnership with DHCS, will provide a Fentanyl Awareness and Drug Education Program for California parents and youth. This online learning hub will equip California families with […] SUD Provider Workforce Training The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is expanding California’s behavioral health workforce, as well as all other behavioral health professions, to improve consumer access to and productive participation […] Suspected Overdose Death Detection – Pilot Project The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Substance and Addiction Prevention Branch has been piloting the Suspected Overdose Death Detection project for the past two years amongst six counties. The […] Systems of Care This project aims to strengthen the addiction treatment eco-systems in California counties and decrease gaps in coordination of patient transitions moving between higher and lower levels of care. Tribal MAT Project The Tribal MAT Program aims to improve MAT access for urban and tribal communities by increasing the total number of waivered prescribers certified and providing expanded MAT services that incorporate the values and culture of the communities being served. Young People in Recovery Young People in Recovery will launch chapters and life-skills curriculum programs to youth in recovery from opioid use and substance use disorders. Youth Opioid Education and Awareness and Fentanyl Education and Awareness Campaign The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is developing and implementing a $40.8 million statewide opioid overdose prevention and education media program. The program will include media and public awareness […] Youth Peer Mentor Program The Youth Peer Mentor Program trains justice-involved youth to provide recovery support to peers with substance use challenges.

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