This pocket guide from SAMHSA is written for health care providers prescribing medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. The guide includes a checklist of steps providers should take during the patient evaluation and management, provides information about MAT options, and includes the clinical opiate withdrawal scale for prescriber use.
Funding Sources: National Institutes of Health and Substance Abuse, and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction: Facts for Families and Friends
A guide for health care providers in prescribing medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder