Case Studies & Blog Posts


  • Cultural Responsiveness: Exploring the CLAS Standards

    Cultural Responsiveness: Exploring the CLAS Standards

    Cultural Responsiveness: Exploring the CLAS Standards Background In recent years NIATx has focused on a “What-How” strategy: Using this model, NIATx has found success in supporting states, provider systems, and organizations in effectively implementing and

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  • CLAS Standards as a Catalyst for Prevention: A Learning Collaborative

    CLAS Standards as a Catalyst for Prevention: A Learning Collaborative

    CLAS Standards as a Catalyst for Prevention: A Learning Collaborative Overview The Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards as a Catalyst for Prevention: A Learning Collaborative (CLAS Learning Collaborative) gave participants the skills to improve

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  • Virtual Training: ASAM Criteria

    Virtual Training: ASAM Criteria

    Implementation, Improvement, Sustainability, and Coaching of the ASAM Critieria: A How-to, Science-Based Approach Starts March 14, 2024 The NIATx Foundation is partnering with Train for Change to provide an ASAM Implementation Guide training that aids

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  • ASAM Criteria Implementation Webinar

    ASAM Criteria Implementation Webinar

    ASAM Criteria Implementation Webinar Thursday, January 25, 2024 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST We invite you to join us for a live recording of our conversation with special guests Matthew Roosa, Maureen Boyle,

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  • Creating Change for Program and Service Improvement

    Creating Change for Program and Service Improvement

    Creating Change for Program and Service Improvement Challenge As one of the largest providers of community-based health services and housing in New York State, Services for the Underserved (S:US) provides services to make sure every

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  • Advancing Racial Equity in Family SUD Recovery Programs

    Advancing Racial Equity in Family SUD Recovery Programs

    Advancing Racial Equity in Family SUD Recovery Programs Challenge Women and their children are increasingly impacted by SUD, and accessible and equitable treatment programs that integrate comprehensive services for both women and children are sorely

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  • Providing the COVID-19 Vaccine

    Providing the COVID-19 Vaccine

    Providing the COVID-19 Vaccine Situation Patients were coming to Main Street Addiction Recovery Center unvaccinated and uncertain about getting the COVID vaccine. However, news about filling emergency rooms and spread of the Delta variant has

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  • Testing for HIV/HCV

    Testing for HIV/HCV

    Testing for HIV/HCV Situation Patients were walking into the Northeast Recovery Center with symptoms of fevers and joint or stomach pain. Over time, the Center often learned that the patients were having symptoms of HIV

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  • Providing Buprenorphine in the Emergency Department

    Providing Buprenorphine in the Emergency Department

    Providing Buprenorphine in the Emergency Department Situation The local Emergency Department (ED) is continually calling the Main Street Recovery Center for assistance with overdose patients and currently provides referrals to the Center without any coordination

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  • Improving Access & Retention in Treatment

    Improving Access & Retention in Treatment

    Improving Access & Retention in Treatment Background Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) is a chronic condition that affects an estimated 2.4 to 5 million Americans. It is also estimated that of the individuals with OUD, only

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