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Peer Support
Critical Role of Peer Specialists in Recovery: An Example
September 16, 2022
Yara Castro, Martin Felix, and Kassandra Figueroa discussed how utilizing peer support is critical both for individuals in recovery and to strengthen coordination of care across systems.
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Daus
How Dominant Narratives Influence Health Inequity
September 01, 2022

Public health analyst in the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Office of Health Equity, Gem Daus defines health inequities as differences in health status that are unnecessary, avoidable, unfair, and unjust.

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Danica Brown
Culture, Connection, and Community
September 01, 2022

How do Indigenous knowledge and evidence-based practices work together to help people with substance use disorder (SUD) in Tribal communities on their path to recovery?

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Now Available: Framework to Address Opioid-Related Suicide Risk
September 07, 2021
UR Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence has partnered with SafeSide Prevention to provide program-development assistance and workforce education to organizations interested in suicide-prevention initiatives.
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The Future of Videoconferencing Group Therapy
March 10, 2021
Telehealth can provide new pathways to care for patients with substance use disorders in rural communities. Learn how providers are preparing to use videoconferencing as a tool for treatment beyond the pandemic.
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Introducing ROADSS
February 26, 2021
To reduce barriers to methadone treatment in rural communities, the ROADSS model combines a centralized OTP that manages operations with smaller facilities in less populated areas that provide secure medication dispensing.
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Supporting Staff Wellness
February 22, 2021
For organizations working to address the opioid crisis, staff wellness initiatives offer a range of benefits. Readily adaptable to remote work, these programs can help staff feel supported and connected during COVID-19 and beyond.
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A Convenient Way to Connect: Videoconferencing Group Therapy
January 27, 2021
Video-based group therapy can help increase access to treatment for substance use disorder in rural communities.
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Perspectives on Videoconferencing Group Therapy
December 21, 2020
Therapists share their perspectives on videoconferencing group therapy.
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National Rural Health Day 2020
Recognizing National Rural Health Day
November 19, 2020
UR Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence is proud to stand with rural communities, providers, and people with lived experience to recognize National Rural Health Day and celebrate the #PowerofRural