Can Assertive Treatment Improve Treatment Adherence in Young Adults With Opioid Use Disorder?
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 8, Number 7&8, November 2020
Deepti Anbarasan, MD.
Dr. Anbarasan has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Adherence may often limit effectiveness of medications for opioid use disorder among youth. In this randomized controlled trial, young adults with opioid use disorder were randomized to either youth opioid recovery support (an assertive intervention designed to increase adherence) or treatment as usual, both involving extended-release naltrexone.