Telehealth Sustains Patient Engagement in OUD Treatment During COVID-19

This is an academic paper that presents promising findings from the HEROES program in Texas that reported an overall increase in patient engagement over time after rapidly enacted virtual care with telehealth for peer coaching, counseling, groups, and provider visits in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Continuum of Care
Response Approach
COVID / Coronavirus related
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
Post-overdose response

Langabeer, J.R., Yatsco, A., Champagne-Langabeer, T. (2021). Telehealth sustains patient engagement in OUD treatment during COVID-19. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 122, 108215.

State / region