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Implementing Hospital-Based Peer Recovery Support Services for Substance Use Disorder
The rise in drug overdose deaths in the United States necessitates novel approaches to reduce harms. In response, peer recovery support services for substance use disorder have been implemented in clinical and community settings in several states. This descriptive analysis aimed to describe the implementation of hospital-based peer recovery support services for substance use disorder. This study describes peer recovery support services for substance use disorder delivered in emergency departments and inpatient settings. Evidence of improved patient outcomes is needed prior to widespread adoption.
- Evidence Based Practice
- Integration of Peer Services