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Substance use disorder

When substance use and pregnancy collide

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Our third video during May as Mental Health Awareness Month highlights Beacon’s VP Medical Director Dr. Sandrine Pirard.

She discusses the prevalence of substance use disorders in pregnant and postpartum women and what can be done about it.

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Beacon expands into Florida as a Project ECHO hub

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Beacon Health Options has an important new partnership in Florida: Beacon is serving as a Project ECHO hub to train practitioners on medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for treating opioid use disorder (OUD).

With a live hub in New York and one successfully completed in Connecticut, Beacon is the first managed behavioral health organization to become an official partner of Project ECHO.

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Helping primary care stop substance use disorder before it starts

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Crises such as the nation’s current opioid epidemic call for clinical innovation combined with experience that has proven to be effective.

At Beacon Health Options, we tapped into both to create the Massachusetts Consultation Service for Treatment of Addiction and Pain (MCSTAP) to help primary care providers (PCPs) treat patients with chronic pain and/or substance use disorder (SUD).

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