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Overdose clinical trials at University of California Health

2 in progress, 1 open to eligible people

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  • Improving Equitable Access to Naloxone to Prevent Opioid Overdose Deaths Within Syringe Service Programs (SAIA-Naloxone)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The goal of this clinical trial is to compare the effectiveness of a multi-faceted implementation strategy, the Systems Analysis and Improvement Approach for Naloxone (SAIA-N), in syringe service programs (SSPs). The main questions it aims to answer are: - Does SAIA-N improve naloxone distribution (number of doses, number of people receiving naloxone) compared to implementation as usual (IAU)? - Does SAIA-N improve equitable naloxone distribution (number of doses to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and other sub-groups, number of BIPOC and other sub-groups receiving naloxone) compared to IAU? - What are the costs associated with SAIA-N and how cost-effective is the strategy? SSPs randomized to the SAIA-N arm will participate in the strategy for a period of 12-months during which they will meet 1-2 times each month with a SAIA coach who will assist the SSP in optimizing their naloxone distribution. Researchers will compare SAIA-N to IAU to see if naloxone distribution, equitable naloxone distribution, and costs and cost-effectiveness differ by group.

    at UCSD

  • Emergency Medicine Peer Outreach Worker Engagement for Recovery

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This is an observational, prospective case-control study evaluating the effects of an emergency department community health worker-peer recovery specialist program (PCHW), the Substance Misuse Assistance Response Team (SMART). Aims of this study are to 1) understand participant experiences working with a SMART PCHW and identify possible mechanisms for successful recovery linkage; 2) Evaluate SMART effectiveness on patient-centered outcomes, building recovery capital, and recovery linkage; 3) Evaluate SMART implementation and effectiveness on patient outcomes over time. Using a combination of surveys and data linkages to state administrative databases, study investigators will prospectively compare changes in addiction treatment engagement, recovery capital, health related social needs, acute care utilization, and death between people receiving a ED PCHW and those who do not. After consenting to study participation, participants will complete surveys at time of study enrollment and 3 and 6 months after their initial ED visit. Primary outcomes include engagement in addiction treatment, social services engagement, acute care utilization, and mortality will be assessed through linkages to state administrative databases.

    at UCLA

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