SAMHSA’s 2018 Treatment Improvement Protocol is a comprehensive discussion of medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. This 322 page report includes sections targeted to healthcare providers and addiction treatment professionals, policy makers, and patients and their families.
This 2009 publication by SAMHSA and the Legal Rights Center explains the federal laws that protect the rights of individuals receiving medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder and provides guidance to individuals on how to protect their rights.
This four page document presents the highlights from the 2019 National Academies report on medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Funding Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
This one page document summarizes the conclusions of the 2019 National Academies report on medications for 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.
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 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
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has compiled this guide to tools and resources available to help create or expand medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD), particularly in rural areas. The tools are grouped into four categories: tools for prevention of OUD, tools to assist in training or educating individuals about MAT, tools for implementing MAT programs in office-based settings, and tools for preventing or responding to opioid overdose.
This report provides an overview of the evidence of the relative effectiveness of pain medications, including opioids and nonsterioidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
This patient guide from SAMHSA describes non-pharmacological treatments for pain including acupuncture, chiropractic, cognitive behavioral therapy, massage therapy, medication and relaxation, physical therapy, and yoga.