Methadone Maintenance Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

September 17, 2020 11:00 AM -12:00 PM

This presentation will provide information regarding the use of methadone maintenance as an effective treatment for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Methadone maintenance is a highly regulated treatment modality provided by licensed and accredited facilities. This presentation will discuss the regulations surrounding the use of methadone maintenance, barriers to accessing treatment, stigma and discrimination experienced by those utilizing it as part of their recovery, and discuss next steps for primary care providers working with patients with OUD.

Presented by Sandy Cini, Program Director, Addiction Medicine and Health Advocates, Inc.