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The HHS-wide initiative Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America seeks to leverage the powerful data and tools now available to reduce new HIV infections in the United States by 75 percent in five years and by 90 percent by 2030. HITEQ is identifying best practices and barriers to using health IT to support early diagnosis, application of proven prevention interventions including access to PrEP, and sustained treatment for people living with HIV to achieve and maintain viral suppression.

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Supporting Patients in Substance Use Disorder Treatment And Recovery through Social Services and Telehealth Peer Coaching in Rural South Dakota
Amelia Fox
/ Categories: Telehealth, Webinars, Archived

Supporting Patients in Substance Use Disorder Treatment And Recovery through Social Services and Telehealth Peer Coaching in Rural South Dakota

HRSA Webinar

Telehealth is especially important in rural areas for engaging and sustaining patients in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery support services. In particular, accessing services that address social determinants of health and engaging in peer coaching via telehealth can be invaluable to patients’ success in SUD treatment and recovery.  

Learning Objectives:

  •  Describe the START-SD (Stigma, Treatment, Avoidance, and Recovery in Time) Program and challenges to accessing substance use disorder (SUD) services in rural South Dakota
  • Discuss the need for support services related to the social determinants of health to engage and sustain patients in SUD treatment and recovery services 
  • Gain awareness of the Face It TOGETHER peer coaching model for individuals experiencing SUD and their families/caregivers
  • Understand the impact of peer coaching in rural areas and overcoming barriers through telehealth opportunities
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Acknowledgements

This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ Center staff with guidance from HITEQ Advisory Committee members and collaborators of the HITEQ Center.