The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task of putting together an evaluation of an Opiod Treatment Program, using SAMHSA's Medication Treatment Program as an example. It takes the assumption that students using the solution require assistance in putting together an outline for the evaluation as well as information and ideas required to put together the sections of the outline. It can be used as an example to write other evaluation programs or as a reference to making another evaluation of the same program. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 8:32 am ad1c9bdddf
I suggest treating the problem from the point of view of a Q&A, answering questions in accordance with a treatment program. For this particular solution, the basis is SAMHSA's medication treatment program as it is officially rolled out DHHS and related agencies and treatment centers. You can use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Following the logic model, ensure you have elements of input, activities, output and outcome/impact. All the best with your studies.
AE 105878/Xenia Jones
Opioid Treatment Program Evaluation
1. Cover page (should be a separate page)
Opioid Treatment Program Evaluation:
SAMHSA's Medication Treatment Program
by (Your name)
Submitted to (Your Professor/Instructor)
Abstract: This paper looks into SAMHSA's Medication Treatment Program for opioids to review its processes and impact.
2. Introduction that provides some information about program evaluation and the treatment center of your choice.
Introduction - Opioids are chemical substances that impact on our brain's opioid receptors to decrease the feeling of pain. They are found naturally in some plants and animals or can be developed synthetically. There are illegal opioid substances like heroin and opium and the natural occurring morphine (that is utilized in medicine where the use is legally regulated). There are also the synthetic versions that are available by prescription to suppress symptoms and for those undergoing treatment like fentanyl, oxycidine, codeine and hydrocodone. According to the NIH (2017), "These drugs are chemically related and interact with opioid receptors on nerve cells in the body and brain. Opioid pain relievers are generally safe when taken for a short time and as prescribed by a doctor, but because they produce euphoria in addition to pain relief, they can be misused (taken in a different way or in a larger quantity than prescribed, or taken without a doctor's prescription). Regular use—even as prescribed by a doctor—can lead to dependence and, when misused, opioid pain relievers can lead to overdose incidents and deaths." Dependence and abuse of these drugs, especially the illegal variety (heroin) is a reality in society and can lead to tragic consequences for so many.
3. Program stakeholders: Who are the likely stakeholders for this opioid treatment program?
SAMHSA's (2017) ...
The solution provides information, assistance and advice in tackling the task of putting together a treatment evaluation program (opiods). Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic. A word version is attached.