California State University, Northridge Certificate in LGBTQ+ Health

Fentanyl Test Strips as a Form of Harm Reduction: Study Outcomes

Every seven hours someone dies of a drug overdose in New York City, opioids-involved deaths comprise more than 80% of all overdose deaths, and fentanyl; a highly potent opioid is involved in approximately half of all overdose deaths. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) issued a nationwide alert in...

Improving Behavioral Health Outcomes Through Collaborative Efforts and Strategies

The Staten Island Performing Provider System (SI PPS), formed as a partnership between Richmond University Medical Center and Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH), is leading the New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program on Staten Island (SI). The goal of DSRIP is...

Enhanced CRPA and CHW Training and Workforce Transformation

The Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) and Community Health Worker (CHW) are two emerging workforce roles in health care. A CRPA is a person who uses lived experience with substance use disorder (SUD) and who have been certified to provide peer support services including non-clinical coaching,...