This collection features resources for patients and caregivers about medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD), including a guide from Partnership for Drug-Free Kids on MAT for teens and young adults with OUD. Other relevant information can be found in the general Medication Assisted Treatment collection and the collection on MAT and stigma.
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This 2 page information guide explains the medication assisted treatment (MAT) options for treating opioid use disorder. Intended for patients and their caregivers, it includes information on MAT options, how they work, how to access the medications,, and additional information for patients to consider when selecting a MAT option with their health care provider. Funding Source: Consumer and Prescriber Education Grant Program, National Association of Attorney Generals
This one page document summarizes the conclusions of the 2019 National Academies report on medications for opioid use disorder.
This patient education guide prepared by the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists explains medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Funding Source: College of Psychiatric and Neuerologic Pharmacists
This publication from Partnership for Drug-Free Kids provides information about medication assisted treatment (MAT) for parents and caregivers of teens and young adults with opioid use disorder.
This patient education publication describes the risks of taking benzodiazepine medications while also being treated for opioid use disorder with medication assisted treatment.