Office Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance (OBAT TTA)

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Resources

COVID-19

BMC OBAT COVID Guidance
This guidance is currently being used by the Boston Medical Center OBAT Clinic for managing patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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City of Boston COVID-19 Updates for People Experiencing Homelessness
This document lists details program updates for emergency shelter, day programs, community meals, and street outreach for people experiencing homelessness in Boston. Last updated March 30th, 2020.
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COVID-19 Resources for Housing Insecurity and Benefits
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Integrating Maternal Mental Health into health care during COVID-19: A practical guide
This slide deck, developed by Leena Mittal, MD, FACLP, provides guidance on what providers can do to care for maternal mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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OBAT Televisit Workflow
This resource can be used as a template for your clinic's televisits with both existing and new patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Online Resources SUD Support and Mental Health
This is an evolving list of online resources for recovery (online meetings and coaching, etc.), parenting, mindfulness, exercise, and other resources that may be helpful for patients in recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Promoting Optimal Mental Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women during COVID-19
This handout describes strategies for clinicians to be aware of signs of increased depression, anxiety, and substance use among pregnant and postpartum individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. This resource was developed by the MCPAP for Moms team at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
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SAMHSA Guidance for Law Enforcement and First Responders Administering Naloxone during the Pandemic
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Taking Care of Yourself - Behavioral Health Tips during COVID-19
This resource provides useful tips for taking care of your own behavioral health during the COVID-19 pandemic. This resource was adapted and distributed by the Boston Medical Center Department of Social Work.
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Tip Sheet: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Self-Isolation during an Infectious Disease Outbreak
This tip sheet adapted from SAMHSA provides information about social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. This resource was distributed by the Boston Medical Center Department of Social Work.
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Patient Safety Resources

Boston Medical Center Safety Support Flyer (English)
This handout explains how BMC's Safety Support Advocates can help patients dealing with intimate partner violence during the pandemic. This resource was developed by Joanne Timmons, MPH, Domestic Violence Program Manager at Boston Medical Center.
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Boston Medical Center Safety Support Flyer (Haitian Creole)
This handout explains how BMC's Safety Support Advocates can help patients dealing with intimate partner violence during the pandemic. This resource was developed by Joanne Timmons, MPH, Domestic Violence Program Manager at Boston Medical Center.
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Boston Medical Center Safety Support Flyer (Spanish)
This handout explains how BMC's Safety Support Advocates can help patients dealing with intimate partner violence during the pandemic. This resource was developed by Joanne Timmons, MPH, Domestic Violence Program Manager at Boston Medical Center.
(Download file)

Telehealth Tip Sheet to Guide Patient Safety Conversations
Tips and resources for providers moving into telemedicine practice to guide conversations about safety. This tip sheet was developed by Joanne Timmons, MPH, Domestic Violence Program Manager at Boston Medical Center.
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