Embedding Employment Services in an Opioid Treatment Facility

Embedding Employment Services in an Opioid Treatment Facility

Strategy Spotlight
Published: Oct 29, 2021
Publisher: Mathematica
Associated Project

How the Workforce System Can Address Challenges Presented by the Opioid Crisis

Time frame: 2018–2021

Prepared for:

U.S. Department of Labor


By developing partnerships with behavioral health providers, the workforce system can reduce barriers to accessing employment and training services for people in recovery by providing these services on-site at locations where potential participants already gather and are comfortable. This strategy spotlight highlights an innovative effort, funded through a National Health Emergency Dislocated Worker Demonstration Grant to Address the Opioid Crisis to the state of Pennsylvania, to provide employment services in opioid treatment clinics.

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