Linkage to Care


Opioid STR/SOR partners with several organizations in Missouri to improve linkages to care for individuals with OUD. Project partners focus on a wide range of issues, including linking people post-overdose in the emergency room to evidence-based treatment, providing mental health liaison services to clients involved in the justice system, and providing support to pregnant and postpartum women as they embark on treatment and recovery journeys.


Missouri hospital association

The Missouri Hospital Association is expanding post-overdose hospital programming throughout the state as well as specialized services for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). Click here to learn more.


Behavioral health network of greater st. Louis

The Behavioral Health Network is implementing the Engaging Patients in Care Coordination (EPICC) program throughout St. Louis, connecting overdose survivors in the emergency room with community treatment services. Click here to learn more.

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Integrated health network

The Integrated Health Network has established a Mental Health Community Services Liason to connect people leaving justice settings to community resources for SUD and behavioral health. Click here to learn more.

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st. louis county justice center - offering medical treatment “behind the walls”

St. Louis County Justice Center and the St. Louis County Department of Public Health are developing and implementing a medical treatment program for incarcerated individuals.

washington university’s u-matr mobile application

Washington University’s u-MATr team is disseminating a mobile application for pregnant and postpartum women seeking treatment for SUD.


kansas city assessment and triage center - medication inductions

KC-ATC is providing buprenorphine to people coming from hospitals and the streets who have recently overdosed or otherwise require medical stabilization, and connecting them to community services for ongoing care. Click here to learn more.


Looking for linkage to care resources? click the links below.