Southeast Florida Behavioral Health Network Partners with Law Enforcement to Reduce Opioid Deaths

In response to the rising opioid epidemic, Southeast Florida Behavioral Health Network is working with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the Recovery Research Network, Rebel Recovery, and Wellpath LLC to expand community-based services to incarcerated individuals. The goal of this partnership, known as the Medication Assisted and Peer Services program, is to improve recovery rates for incarcerated people in Palm Beach County.

Partners in the MAPS program increase access to behavioral health care services for incarcerated individuals living with opioid use disorders. The program provides enhanced screenings and assessments, medication-assisted treatment, and counseling.

For the complete article: https://capitalsoup.com/2021/01/11/southeast-florida-behavioral-health-network-partners-with-law-enforcement-to-reduce-opioid-deaths/

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