24 minutes | Sep 6, 2019

27: Project ECHO for Rural Primary Care, and Mental Health Consequences From Hurricanes

Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin discuss an innovative model to integrate medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in rural primary care settings for patients with opioid use disorders, and how mental health professionals can prepare and respond to the mental health consequences of increasingly dangerous storms. The barriers and facilitators that affect engagement with Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) to implement MAT in primary care settings [0:58] How mental health professionals can help individuals affected by hurricanes [12:24] We encourage listeners to donate to any trusted charity serving communities affected by Hurricane Dorian. Check out Editor's Choice, a new set of curated collections from the rich resource of articles published in the journal. Sign up to receive notification of new Editor's Choice collections. Other articles may be viewed at our web site. Be sure to let your colleagues know about the podcast, and please rate and review it wherever you listen to it. Listen to other podcasts produced by the American Psychiatric Association. Follow the journal on Twitter. E-mail us at psjournal@psych.org
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