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Has the treatment gap for opioid use disorder narrowed in the U.S.?





Has the treatment gap for opioid use disorder narrowed in the U.S.?: A yearly assessment from 2010 to 2019


Highlights

  • 87% of people with opioid use disorder do not receive evidence-based treatment.

  • Utilization of medications for OUD has risen across most states over past decade.

  • Rise in utilization of medications for OUD has been driven by buprenorphine.

  • National survey estimates vastly underestimate the OUD prevalence and treatment gap.

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