Making measurement-based care for addictions a reality in primary care

Addiction. 2019 Aug;114(8):1355-1356. doi: 10.1111/add.14605. Epub 2019 Apr 29.


Three factors are important to consider when integrating measurement-based care for opioid use disorders into primary care: integration with other behavioral health and substance use disorders care, the availability of a brief, valid measure that is responsive to change, and implementation in a manner that fosters accurate reporting.

Keywords: Addiction; addiction medicine; measures; opioid addiction; primary care; substance dependence.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Analgesics, Opioid
  • Behavior, Addictive*
  • Humans
  • Opioid-Related Disorders*
  • Primary Health Care


  • Analgesics, Opioid