This review looks at evidence and program models for alternatives to hospitalization to treat serious infections in people who inject drugs.
This toolkit on pregnancy and substance use from a harm reduction perspective includes information intended for pregnant and parenting people who use drugs, their loved ones, and their service providers.
This toolkit contains clinical materials targeting treatment of substance use disorder in the acute care setting. It includes resources for hospital clinicians to adopt including clinical protocols, information about medication assisted treatment and induction protocols, treating patients with justice involvement,
This case study looks at an innovative strategy to provide community based substance use disorder services for individuals dually insured by Medicare and Medicaid in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
The 2020 update of clinical practice guidelines for treating opioid use disorder (OUD) from the American Society of Addiction Medicine is intended for clinicians who assess patients for OUD and prescribe medications, other health care providers, medical educators, and clinical care managers.
This executive summary of the ASAM 2020 update of clinical practice guidelines for treating opioid use disorder (OUD) is intended for clinicians who assess patients for OUD and prescribe medications, other health care providers, medical educators, and clinical care managers.
This discussion paper from researchers affiliated with the National Academy of Medicine identifies strategies to increase access to evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) in health care settings. Effective OUD treatment includes access to medications such as methadone, buprenorphine, or extended-release naltrexone as well as opportunities to receive additional services such as behavioral counseling, case management, and peer support.
This OpenEdX free training program on reducing stigma is designed for health care providers and includes 2 modules. The first module explains the impact of opioid use disorder stigma on patients and explores the medial model of addiction. The second module emphasizes developing practical tools for addressing stigma and delivering compassionate, recovery-oriented care to patients with opioid use disorder.
This philosophical and scientific exploration of understanding addiction and stigma explores various models explaining addictive behavior, and presents a model of “pragmatic determinism” that recognizes an individual’s genetic or social factors may contribute to the development of addiction while also acknowledging that empowering an individual’s ability to make choices in a compassionate and effective treatment program can also be essential for treatment and recovery.
This web-based opioid prevention toolkit from Oregon Health Authority’s Heal Safely campaign is intended to be used by community health workers and public health officials to help communities find safe non-opioid options for healing safely and addressing pain.