ECHO Resources

MOUD in Other Settings

MOUD in Other Settings


Substance Use Navigators/Peer Support

  • Peers (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA))
  • Substance Use Navigators: The SUN is a hospital employee embedded within either an emergency department or an inpatient setting to help patients begin and remain in addiction treatment.
  • Christiana Care Health’s Project Engage: Program that screens ED patients who exhibit signs of a substance use disorder, and asks them if they would like to talk to a peer counselor about the problem; if they say yes, the counselor works with a hospital social worker to connect patients with community resources that put them on the path to recovery.
  • A Qualitative Study on Peer Support Workers: A study from the National Council on engaging individuals surviving opioid overdoses (Peer Support Workers) in Emergency Departments

Examples of ED OUD Programs

Minnesota Programs

National Programs


Substance Use Navigators

Examples of Hospital OUD Programs

  • Support for Hospital Opioid Use Treatment (Project SHOUT) (California Health Care Foundation (CHCF)): Project SHOUT helps hospitals start buprenorphine and methadone during ED visits and inpatient hospitalizations.


Examples of MAT Programs in Corrections


Community Resources and Equity


Katia Chernyshov Contact

Katia Chernyshov

Project Coordinator

Hennepin Integrated Opioid and Addiction Care ECHO

[email protected]

Spielbauer Diane, echo project coordinator

Diane Spielbauer

Project Coordinator

MN Community Collaboration on Viral Hepatitis ECHO
[email protected]

This project is possible, fully or in part, as a result of grant funding recommended by the Opioid Epidemic Response Advisory Council (OERAC) and/or the Minnesota Department of Human Services. The views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the official policies the Minnesota Department of Human Services; nor mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the state of Minnesota.