The AHRQ academy, which is a national resource for integrating behavioral health and primary care, offers guidance on how to integrate behavioral health and medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder into primary care or other ambulatory care settings to improve healthcare delivery and to achieve better patient outcomes.
Technical brief describes and compares four core management strategies to reduce psychiatric readmissions—length of stay for inpatient care, transition support services, short-term alternatives to psychiatric rehospitalization, and long-term approaches for reducing psychiatric rehospitalization—for patients at high risk of psychiatric readmission.
This toolkit supports a structured, team-based approach to improving the management of patients who take opioids to ease chronic pain.
Developed by AHRQ, this report reviews the scientific and grey literature about implementing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural primary care settings.
The purpose of this systematic review is to determine optimal doses, routes of administration, and dosing strategies of naloxone for suspected opioid overdose in out-of-hospital settings, and whether transport to a hospital following successful opioid overdose reversal with naloxone is necessary.