Cutler Institute

Telehealth Brings Reproductive Health Care to Rural Maine Women with Opioid Use Disorder

Kate Ahrens, public health faculty and research staff in the Maine Rural Health Research Center, co-authored an article describing an innovative pilot program in Maine aimed to increase reproductive health access for women with opioid use disorder via telehealth. Findings suggest that on-site provision of reproductive health care through telehealth at community organizations serving women with opioid use disorder have the potential to increase access to reproductive care for this population.

For more information, contact Kate Ahrens,

Thompson T-A, Ahrens KA, Coplon L. Virtually Possible: Using Telehealth to Bring Reproductive Health Care to Women with Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Maine. mHealth. 2020;