These 2016 guidelines from the West Virginia Attorney General’s provide recommendations for health care providers prescribing opioids for their patients. The best practice recommendations cover how to check West Virginia’s Controlled Substance Monitoring Program, how to reduce the risk of opioid misuse, how to ensure the prescription dose and quantity is appropriate and safe, and how to incorporate naloxone into treatment decisions.
Funding source: West Virginia Office of the Attorney General
Best Practices for Prescribing Opioids in West Virginia
Guidelines for providers prescribing opioids from the West Virginia Office of the Attorney General.