Adapt Earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation
Tuesday March 20, 2018
(Roseburg, OR, March 16, 2018) CARF International announced that Adapt has been accredited for a period of three years for its Outpatient Opioid Treatment Program. This accreditation is the highest level of recognition that can be given to an organization and demonstrates substantial conformance to the CARF standards of excellence.
Adapt’s Opioid Treatment Program, also known as Medication-Assisted Treatment, combines prescribed medications, counseling and community support to help people be successful in their treatment and recovery from opioid use disorder. “The rise of prescription opioid addiction has had a crippling effect on individuals and families in our community,” said Dr. Gregory Brigham, Adapt CEO. “It’s extremely gratifying to be recognized for making the highest level of care available to our community. CARF accreditation is a testament to the expertise of our employees and to the dedication of our board of directors and community partners who share our commitment to health and recovery.” Initial funding for the Opioid Treatment Program was provided, in part, by the Umpqua Health Alliance and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration through a grant to the Oregon Health Authority.
An organization receiving a three-year accreditation has put itself through a rigorous on-site peer review process, including interviews with staff, clients, board members and community stakeholders. Adapt’s clinical staff, service delivery, facilities, and business and ethical practices were praised in the CARF report as demonstrating a commitment to ongoing quality improvement. “Accreditation is an ongoing process and a constant reminder that we have a responsibility to continuously improve the quality of care we provide to the individuals and communities we serve,” said Brigham.
Adapt has operated for nearly 50 years and provides comprehensive and fully-integrated addictions treatment, mental health care, primary care and prevention services to Douglas, Coos, Curry and Josephine counties. For more information, visit the Adapt at www.adaptoregon.org.
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About CARF: Founded in 1966, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) establishes standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. For more information, visit the CARF at www.carf.org.