No Wrong Door: Breaking down stigma and barriers to addressing OUD


Jan 18, 2019 09:47 AM

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Terry L. Horton, MD
Chief, Division of Addiction Medicine @Christiana Hospital Systems of Delaware
Terry Horton, M.D., is the chief of Christiana Care’s Division of Addiction Medicine and a nationally recognized authority on substance abuse. He is also medical director for Project Engage and a scholar in Christiana Care’s Value Institute. Dr. Horton joined Christiana Care in 2007 as director of the Consult Service at Wilmington Hospital. The next year, he helped launch Project Engage at Wilmington Hospital. This program embeds a peer engagement specialist at the hospital to reach substance-addicted patients when they most need help and provide a clear pathway to treatment. Project Engage has drawn national attention for its innovative approach and success in reducing health care costs and utilization by reducing emergency room visits and hospital stays.