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Introduction to Naloxone for People Taking Prescribed Opioids

Source: Veterans Health Administration

This 6 minute video shows a patient-provider conversation about naloxone and how to prevent opioid overdose for people taking prescribed opioids. It features a man who has been prescribed opioids for pain and his spouse. The conversation covers the risks of accidental overdose from prescription opioids, how to recognize

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How to Use the Veterans Administration Naloxone Nasal Spray

Source: Veterans Health Administration

This 7 minute video shows a patient-pharmacist conversation about how to use naloxone nasal spray and safe practices in overdose prevention and treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder. It features a woman who has completed treatment and is on methadone as part of her treatment plan

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Reversing the Stigma of Opioid Addiction

Source: NBC Left Field

A 10 minute video with the purpose of educating people about opioid addiction and medication assisted treatment (MAT) with a focus on reducing stigma around the disease. Two physicians in Portland, Oregon are featured along with a young woman who successfully treated her opioid use disorder (OUD) with MAT and coordinated services through Project Nurture.

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Introduction to Naloxone for People with Opioid use Disorders

Source: Veterans Health Administration

This 6 minute video shows a patient provider conversation about naloxone and how to prevent opioid overdose for people with opioid use disorders. It features a woman who has completed treatment and is on methadone as part of her treatment plan. The conversation covers the higher risks of

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Help & Hope West Virginia

Source: West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources, Bureau for Behavioral Health

Website for Help & Hope West Virginia which provides resources to patients, prescribers, and community leaders addressing substance use disorder in the state. Includes resources aimed at youth prevention, opioid overdose and prevention, communities and first responders, access to treatment and support, and information about medication disposal. Funding Source: Federal Strategic Prevention Framework for Prescription Drugs Funds administered by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

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Corey’s Story: Face to Face with the Prescription Opioid Crisis

Source: National Safety Council

Cory Palazzi survived an opioid overdose in 2013, but he suffered brain damage and is now legally blind. Now Cory works to educate patients and their caregivers about the risks of prescription opioids and life after addiction. This video was produced by the National Safety Council in 2018. Funding Source: National Safety Council

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