We provide protocols and virtual consultation services to support the delivery of evidence-based pharmacotherapies for treating opioid use disorder (OUD). This includes support with:

  • Buprenorphine and methadone induction, maintenance, and taper regimens
  • Evaluating opioid agonist and withdrawal effects
  • Naltrexone induction and maintenance
  • Sustained-release medications (e.g., 1- and 6-month buprenorphine formulations, monthly naltrexone)
  • UVM CORA Resource Guide: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)

Clinical Support Aids

We can help you choose and implement the resources to support your patients’ treatment adherence, outcomes, and retention. We can send resources, hardware, and/or software to your practice, and provide support with their implementation and ongoing use.

Behavioral Therapies

We will help your team identify, customize, and implement evidence-based therapies for supporting your patients’ abstinence from opioids, and their clinical engagement in treatment.

  • Community Reinforcement Approach: a form of behavior therapy aimed at improving family relations, learn a variety of skills to minimize drug use, receive vocational counseling, and develop new recreational activities and social networks
  • Incentive-based behavioral interventions tailored to support the patient outcomes you need (e.g., medication adherence, counseling attendance, retention)

Professional Support and Educational Materials

We provide consultation, coaching, and hands-on support across a wide range of areas and platforms to any professionals seeking information, training, and resources in science-based methods.

Harm Reduction

We supply resources, at no charge, for reducing the individual and public health consequences associated with OUD.

Treament Capacity

We provide consultation, technical assistance, and ongoing support to help providers and policymakers interested in new or expanded models of care.

  • Guidance on the hub-and-spoke OUD treatment model
  • Low-barrier and/or interim buprenorphine treatment
  • Peer support and consultation for providers and staff managing patients with complex needs
  • Mentorship, support, and training for providers interested in increasing their comfort and capacity to manage MOUD

The above menu is not exhaustive. If you don’t see what you are looking for, reach out to us at with your specific needs and questions!