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Substance Use Disorders and Primary Care Integration Resource Library

Subjects: Clinical, Education, Research Type: Technical Assistance, Resource Libraries, Organizations, Toolkits, Tools Tags: HRSA, Primary Care, Levels Of Integration, Workforce, Workflow, Trauma Informed Care, Outcomes, Mental Health, SBIRT, Opioid

Primary care providers play a critical role in the treatment of substance use disorders (SUD). They integrate early SUD prevention services, provide safe and effective pain management, and implement medication-assisted treatment (MAT) based opioid treatment programs as part of integrated behavioral health care services.

HRSA supports health centers to provide integrated SUD treatment services by:

  • Supporting expansion of integrated¬†behavioral health services
  • Building a stronger health care workforce
  • Promoting telehealth services
  • Providing technical assistance and training