The Transitions Clinic Network: Post Incarceration Addiction Treatment, Healthcare, and Social Support (TCN-PATHS): A hybrid type-1 effectiveness trial of enhanced primary care to improve opioid use disorder treatment outcomes following release from jail

This hybrid-type 1 effectiveness/implementation study will assess the effectiveness of the Transitions Clinic Network (TCN) among 800 individuals on medication for opioid use disorder in improving treatment measures in the opioid treatment cascade compared to standard primary care. TCN provides opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment and enhanced primary care for individuals released from incarceration. The…

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Evaluation of Enhanced Primary Care and Opioid Use Disorder Treatment for Justice-involved Individuals Transitioning from Jail to Improve Opioid Treatment Cascade (038)

The study will assess whether the Transitions Clinic Network (TCN) program, which provides enhanced primary care and OUD treatment for people recently released from incarceration, improves services along the opioid treatment cascade. In TCN, formerly incarcerated community health workers are embedded within primary care teams and address social determinants of OUD, provide social support, help patients build trust in the health system, and advocate in interactions with the criminal justice system.

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