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ADAPTING YOUR PRACTICE: Recommendations for the Care of Homeless Patients with Opioid Use Disorders

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues

Year Developed: 2014

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: Clinical Leaders

Language: English

Developed by: National Health Care for the Homeless Council (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: Clinicians experienced in homeless health care routinely adapt their practice to foster better outcomes for their patients. This document was written for health care professionals, program administrators, other staff, and students serving individuals with opioid use disorders who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Its purpose is to improve patient care by enhancing understanding of recommended strategies for the successful treatment and management of opioid use disorders in marginalized populations.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.