Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders: Why Community Behavioral Health Organizations (CBHOs) Need to Lead This Effort

October 6, 2015

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Presenter: Hilary Connery, MD, PhD, Clinical Director, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School

About the Webinar:  With assistance from a PCSS-MAT Mini Grant, the National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH) developed and delivered a three-part webinar series, focused on educating Community Behavioral Health Organizations (CBHOs) about various elements of medication assisted treatment (MAT).  This webinar was the second in the series and focused on increasing the recognition among CBHO staff of MAT’s contribution to improved mental health outcomes, as well as providing an introduction to modalities and approaches to coordinate or integrate MAT and mental health care.

Educational Objectives: Webinar participants were presented with information recognize MAT’s contribution to improved mental health care and outcomes for individuals with mental illnesses and opioid use disorders, and learn about successful modalities for mental health and MAT coordination and integration.  This webinar also included information on behavioral health providers’ roles in connecting and coordinating with MAT and an overview of actionable PCSS-MAT resources that can support behavioral health providers.

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October 6, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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