Of 1.1 million OUD patients prescribed treatment with buprenorphine, 1 million did not receive psychotherapy.8
Clinicians face significant barriers to providing therapy.
13.5% of adults who feel they need treatment for substance use cite the possible negative opinion of their community as a reason for not receiving treatment.5
Access to Therapy
A study cites 64% (n=50) of physicians who don’t prescribe X Buprenorphine is an opioid medication used to treat opioid addiction. buprenorphine reported lack of mental health and psychosocial support for patients as a perceived obstacle to prescribing.6
Gaps in Care
Care transitions are critical moments for patients receiving treatment for substance use. Reduced touchpoints from intensive to outpatient care settings can lead to patient drop-out.7