Interim Methadone to Increase Treatment Access
“Facilitating the Implementation of Interim Methadone to Increase Treatment Access”
The primary aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of Implementation Facilitation (IF) in promoting increased accessibility to methadone treatment.
OTP Directors are able to ask their state health officials permission to use interim methadone treatment. The state officials are in turn able to ask officials from the Center of Substance Abuse Treatment for permission to provide interim methadone treatment.
Implementation Facilitation (IF) will consist of educational outreach to OTP staff, identification of local champions, training, performance feedback, and learning collaborative for OTP staff and state health department officials.
Facilitating the Implementation of Interim Methadone to Increase Treatment Access: A Multi-Site Implementation Trial