On Friday, Hartford Financial Services Inc. announced a new partnership with the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine to develop a training program for medical providers in Connecticut that treats injured workers, focusing on substance abuse, pain management and stigma.
pilot launch follows a a record number of fatal opioid-related overdoses in Connecticut and the United States by 2020, Hartford said. us with empathy, "said Hartford President and CEO Christopher Swift in a statement. substances and disorders of substance and opioid use among Connecticut workers. [19659002Hartfordsaysthetrainingwillfocusontherduseof"person-centeredandnon-stigmatizingapproaches"toaddresspainandaddictionandwillfocusonimprovedfunctioningaswellasasafereturntowork
Phase one of the pilot project is underway . Phase two is scheduled for January through June 2022, where the training will be delivered to a preliminary cohort of 50 to 1