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Addiction Policy Forum partners with the Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS)



Addiciton Policy Forum is excited to announce a new partnership with the Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS). PCSS is a program funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) created in response to the opioid overdose epidemic to train primary care providers in the evidence-based prevention and treatment of opioid use disorders (OUD) and treatment of chronic pain.


APF will work with PCSS on projects geared toward primary care providers who wish to treat OUD. PCSS is made up of a coalition, led by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP), of major healthcare organizations all dedicated to addressing this healthcare crisis. Through a variety of trainings and a clinical mentoring program, PCSS’s mission is to increase healthcare providers’ knowledge and skills in the prevention, identification, and treatment of substance use disorders with a focus on opioid use disorders.


To Learn more about the Providers Clinical Support System, click here. With questions regarding Addiction Policy Forum’s involvement, please email info@addictionpolicy.org.



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