Persisting gaps in M-OUD coverage at post-discharge recovery houses necessitate our continued advocacy.

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Summary of "Persisting gaps in M-OUD coverage at post-discharge recovery houses necessitate our continued advocacy."

Effective treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) must target both the medical and psychosocial aspects of a patient's condition. This, in turn, requires a collaboration between medical providers and social supports. We would like to illustrate a key difficulty in this collaboration for some patients in our country: many post-discharge recovery houses continue to refuse to allow patients to remain on medication treatment for OUD (M-OUD). This barrier to M-OUD access in recovery houses is a significant obstacle to effective OUD treatment.


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Name: Substance abuse
ISSN: 1547-0164
Pages: 1-3


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