A Year of Hope
January 6, 2022
By Lisa Ryan
Drexel HOPE’s mobile medical unit offers services for opioid use disorder with a multidisciplinary team of providers, peer specialists, and case workers who connect Philadelphians with the care and resources they need. Drexel HOPE is funded through a five-year Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant.
From August 2020 through October 2021, Drexel HOPE has:
- Seen a total of 105 unique patients for medication-assisted treatment (MAT)
- Scheduled a total of 510 appointments on the mobile medical unit
- Successfully linked 54 patients to stable and long term care with medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD)
- Conducted 51 HIV tests on the mobile unit and distributed 216 at-home HIV test kits
- Distributed 553 Narcan kits to the community
- Distributed 379 Fentanyl test strips to the community
The information on these pages is provided for general information only and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment, or as a substitute for consultation with a physician or health care professional. If you have specific questions or concerns about your health, you should consult your health care professional.
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