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Office of Mental Health

Overdose Prevention Quality Improvement Collaborative

Improve screening, treatment and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for clients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and Co-Occurring Disorders (COD). Project elements include:

  1. Screening, assessment & referral for OUD
  2. Provide naloxone and overdose prevention education
  3. Prescribers trained and obtain waiver to prescribe Buprenorphine
  4. MAT prescribing and billing
  5. COD training for therapists


  • Office of Mental Health (OMH)
  • Columbia Center for Practice Innovations (CPI)
  • New York State Department of Health (DOH) Office of Drug User Health
  • Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS)
  • NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
  • SAMHSA Opioid Response Network (ORN)

Article 31 outpatient mental health clinics in New York State


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