Technical Assistance Package: Supporting Substance Use Disorder Services Integration in Diverse Settings


Basic SUD Education

  • The Opioids Epidemic and Women
  • Women and SUDs
  • Opioids & Women: Reproductive Health & MAT
  • Signs of Misuse/Opioid Misuse
  • Understanding Bias
  • Using People-Friendly Language

Basic SUD Education Basic SUD Education (1920 KB)

SUD Screening Tools

  • Available screening tools for populations (Include Webinar ppt slide deck and table)
  • Link to OSARs for Resources (specific to Texas)

OSARS OSARS (134 KB)

Screening Tools for Addressing Post-Partum Opioid Misuse Screening Tools for Addressing Post-Partum Opioid Misuse (1252 KB)

How to Use the Screening Tool Table How to Use the Screening Tool Table (279 KB)

Patient Engagement Strategies (what to do if screening is positive)

  • Understanding and assessing unconscious bias
  • Motivational interviewing techniques
  • Implementing a referral pathway (how to ask questions)
  • Using people-friendly language

Patient Engagement Strategies Patient Engagement Strategies (549 KB)

Bias Exercise Handout Bias Exercise Handout (128 KB)

Bias Assessment Related to SUD Bias Assessment Related to SUD (88 KB)

Establishing Referral Networks

  • How to connect to behavioral health services
  • About OSARs (Outreach, Screening, Assessment and Referral) organizations
  • Connecting to other support services - 211
  • About peer recovery support services

Establishing Referral Networks Establishing Referral Networks (460 KB)

Links to Resources