Archive for the opioid Category

Peer support pilot shows significant reduction in opioid-related emergency visits

NCHA, NC DHHS partnership addresses critical issue through engagement, empathy Raleigh, NC – June 11, 2019 – A year after the announcement of a $1.37 million pilot program  employing individuals living in recovery with substance use disorder as part of emergency department care

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HRSA Announces Funding to Expand Rural Medication-assisted Treatment

Eligible hospitals, clinics and other organizations may apply through June 10 for up to $725,000 each to expand access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid and other substance use disorders in high-risk rural communities, the Health Resources and Services Administration announced last week. HRSA expects to

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ED Peer Support Program Reducing OUD ED Visits, Hospitalizations

NCHA’s Emergency Department Peer Support Program for Improving Response to Opioid Overdose is part of a pilot program to combat the opioid crisis. The program, funded through the NC Department of Health and Human Services, began May of 2018 with six emergency departments selected to participate.

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CDC: Opioid overdose deaths continue to climb

An estimated 46,041 Americans died from opioid overdoses between October 2016 and October 2017, a 15% increase from the prior 12-month period, according to provisional data recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Total overdose deaths from opioids, cocaine and psychostimulants rose

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News Release: NCHA Partners with DHHS on Innovation to Address the Opioid Crisis

$1.37 million grant will support pilots at six hospitals across the state Winston-Salem, NC – May 9, 2018 – Today the North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) and the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced grant awards to six North Carolina hospitals

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