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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Using telehealth to expand treatment access for Veterans with opioid use disorder
Principal Investigator:

Lewei Lin

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $241,861
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Impacts: The proposed research addresses a critical VHA and HSR&D priority to improve access to opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment by developing and pilot testing a novel telehealth treatment delivery intervention. Background: With the national opioid epidemic, OUD prevalence in Veterans has increased and many Veterans with OUD experience serious and preventable harms including overdose and suicide. Increasing access to treatment, especially with the medication buprenorphine, can help prevent t...

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