The Peer Support Approach to Opioid Use Disorder in Tribal Communities: The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Model

April 13, 2021 10:00 AM


This meeting will focus on the Peer Support approach, a promising practice for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Attendees will leave with tools on how this approach can be implemented and incorporated in communities in order to strengthen the response to OUD. Dr. Christina Arredondo, Behavioral Health Director at El Rio Community Health Center, will provide insight into how the team at the Pascua Yaqui Tribe developed and successfully sustained a Peer Support Approach to substance use disorders in their community in Arizona.