Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial of Relay- NYC’s Nonfatal Overdose Response Program

Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial of Relay- NYC’s Nonfatal Overdose Response Program

Publication date: Mar 20, 2020

The New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has implemented Relay, a novel program that engages and intervenes with individuals in the ED following an opioid OD and for the next 90 days, with the goal of preventing subsequent OD events. The proposed randomized controlled trial will evaluate the impact of Relay on preventing subsequent opioid-related adverse events. A total of 350 eligible individuals with nonfatal opioid OD presenting to one of five participating EDs will be enrolled and randomized to one of two arms: 1) site-directed care (SDC) or 2) Relay-peer-delivered OD education and treatment linkage, including 90 days of peer navigation. Outcomes will be measured for 12 months through interviews and administrative health data.

Concepts Keywords
Counseling Euphoriants
EDs Morphinans
Informed Consent Analgesics
NYU RTT
Opioid Morphine
Randomized Controlled Trial Psychoactive drugs
Spanish Counseling
Arms site
Opioids
Heroin

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