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Stephen Brown

Senior Director, Social Behavioral Health Advocacy


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Areas of Expertise

  • Adults
  • Community-based Solutions
  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Department
  • Government Funded Programs (Medicaid/Medicare)
  • Heroin
  • Injection Drug Use
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Law Enforcement
  • Medication-assisted Treatment (MAT)
  • Prescription Drug Monitoring
  • Prevention
  • Telehealth

Research Currently in Progress

Category: Research
Source of Funding: UI Health

R01DA043484, NIDA, 2017-2022

Better Health Through Housing is a nationally-recognized program that identifies, screens and refers the chronically homeless into permanent supportive housing.  A significant percentage of the population suffers from severe mental illness and substance abuse.  28% of the population identified has an opioid use disorder.