Past MAT Projects
California Poison Control System This project engaged the California Poison Control Center to provide support to emergency department staff treating patients with opioid use disorder. CURES Optimization The California Department of Justice supported the improvement and optimization of California’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program database. Drug Take-Back The California Product Stewardship Council supported a statewide drug take-back program in approved locations across California. Justice System Touchpoints This project aims to increase awareness of treatment resources, how to access MAT services, and overdose prevention and intervention tactics for various criminal justice populations. Mentored Learning This project supported the expansion of the mentored learning project led by the California Society of Addiction Medicine. Mother&Baby Substance Exposure Initiative This project aims to decrease neonatal abstinence syndrome severity and length of stay in the hospital and increase the number of mothers in long-term recovery through MAT. NTP Treatment Capacity This project expanded MAT capacity in California’s Narcotic Treatment Programs, with an emphasis on increasing access to buprenorphine. Recovery Housing These projects are providing access to recovery residence transitional housing and peer support for individuals with SUD. SUD Workforce: Recovery & MAT Summits These workforce training summits provided education and resources pertaining to MAT, tools to address and reduce stigma, and opportunities for the workforce to join California’s efforts to address SUD emerging epidemics.