Brown School

Brown School launches substance use disorder clinic

From the WashU Newsroom

The Brown School has partnered with Preferred Family Healthcare in St. Louis to launch the Community Academic Partnership on Addiction (CAPA), a teaching, learning and research clinic aimed at combating the opioid epidemic and treating other substance use disorders.

“Our aim is to develop a system of shared resources for attacking this issue, in St. Louis and in the surrounding area,” said David Patterson Silver Wolf, associate professor at the Brown School and chief research officer at CAPA Clinic.

“We are creating an innovative, first of its kind community organization and social work school partnership that is similar to the models used by university hospitals and medical schools,” said Patterson Silver Wolf, an expert on substance use disorder treatment services.

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