Implementing Technology and Medication Assisted Treatment Team Training in Rural Colorado
IT MATTTRs TM helps communities and primary care practices reduce suffering from opioid dependence and use disorder (OUD). Our program helps communities change the conversation around opioids and treatment and trains and supports primary care and behavioral health practice teams so that effective, outpatient treatment is locally available.
Developed by community members, OUD experts, and health researchers, IT MATTTRs TM offers a host of evidence-based materials and resources to inform community members and increase access to local medication assisted treatment (MAT) for OUD in your community.
The “Have You Met MAT?” and the “MAT for OUD” community campaigns offer innovative, flexible, and effective messages and materials on OUD and MAT for broad use in your community.
Did you know? When addicted, People take opioid pain medications or heroin just to feel normal, not to get high.
Primary care practices can play a key role in reducing a huge nationwide treatment gap for OUD. The IT MATTTRs TM Practice Team Training provides information, implementation support, and resources that primary care practices need to provide treatment for opioid dependence and OUD. This training and our Train the Trainer Program help practices be part of the local solution.