Policymakers & Community Leaders

Preventing Overdose: Prescription Drug Community Action Kit

Source: National Safety Council

This 2015 National Safety Council publication provides information to state and local government leaders about how to establish an opioid prevention program in their communities.

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Policymakers & Community Leaders

Tracking PDMP Enhancement: The Best Practice Checklist

Source: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice

In 2012, experts created a checklist of best practices for prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) as a way of improving the capability of PDMPs to produce data that is more accurate and useful.

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Patients & Caregivers

Benzodiazepine Use and Medication-Assisted Treatment

Source: Institute for Research, Education & Training in Addictions (IRETA)

This patient education publication describes the risks of taking benzodiazepine medications while also being treated for opioid use disorder with medication assisted treatment.

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Payers & Providers
Patients & Caregivers

Tips for Decreasing Your Medication

Source: Oregon Health Authority

This patient education guide offers advice to patients considering tapering their opioid pain medication.

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