Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) - Iowa

Current and Recent Opioid Grants: 

State Opioid Response Grants in Iowa (SOR & SOR2) 2018-current

SOR and SOR2 are a series of two-year grant awards, SAMHSA-supported initiatives to expand and enhance opioid use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery services across Iowa.

The purpose is to build community capacity for a successful community response to the opioid crisis through the following goals:

  • Build an enhanced, statewide infrastructure to address opioid misuse in Iowa
  • Increase awareness of opioid risks through statewide prevention efforts
  • Increase the use of medication assisted treatment and other evidence-based practices in Iowa

The following is a brief description of the activities of SOR2 in it's first year: SOR2 First Year Summary PDF

Iowa Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) 2017-2020

STR was a SAMHSA-supported, initiative to expand and enhance opioid use disorder prevention and treatment services across Iowa.

The purpose was to build community capacity for a successful community response to the opioid crisis through the following goals:

  • Build an enhanced, statewide infrastructure to address opioid misuse in Iowa
  • Increase awareness of opioid risks through statewide prevention efforts
  • Increase the use of medication assisted treatment and other evidence-based practices in Iowa

Click on each of the following to access the documents: Iowa's program fact sheet, statewide STR Needs Assessment, assessment data maps and STR Strategic Plan.  

Medication Assisted Treatment for Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (MAT-PDOA) 2015-2019

MAT-PDOA was a SAMHSA-supported, initiative to expand and enhance substance use disorder treatment services across Iowa.

The purpose was to provide best practices including Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for prescription drug and opioid use disorder treatment and integrated care services in four Iowa counties with the demonstrated need for enhancement and expansion of opioid treatment services. This grant included support for project-specific recovery support services, including medications, medical consultation, and care coordination.  Organizations offered a selection of MAT medications.

MAT-PDOA Report: Year Two mid-year Evaluation

MAT-PDOA Report: Year One MAT Grant Evaluation

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