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Is there guidance for Opioid Treatment Programs and mental health and addiction providers?

The Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services has issued guidance to Opioid Treatment Programs on reducing the incidence and transmission of COVID-19 at facilities, planning for staff shortages, dosing patients in separate rooms, take-home dosing, patients quarantined at home with the COVID-19, telehealth, medication shortages, and DEA assistance.

The Division has also released guidelines for continuity planning and best practice for contracted Provider Agencies in responding to COVID-19.

Additional guidance related to COVID-19 and mental health and addiction services is available on the Department of Human Services Novel Coronavirus page: https://nj.gov/humanservices/coronavirus.html

Updated/Reviewed: 3/24/2020
Source: https://nj.gov/humanservices/coronavirus.html