Treatment

Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

Virtual Recovery Resources

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Treatment Page

  • Provides a treatment search tool and how to find opioid treatment programs

  • Shares how medications treat opioid addiction, insurance considerations, and how to respond to an overdose

  • Provides resources for opioid treatment providers

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

Introduction to Medication Assisted Therapy

  • "MAT access helps address opioid use disorder" – written article highlighting the impact that MAT has on treating opioid use disorder

  • There is robust evidence that MAT is beneficial. "MAT lowers mortality 70% in people with opioid use disorders all-cause mortality."

NCPA Webinar – Opioid Overload: The Pharmacist Role in Medication Assisted Therapy and Non-opioid Pain Management Options

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration free mobile app to assist providers with MAT

  • Empowers health care practitioners to provide effective, evidence-based care for opioid use disorders

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Buprenorphine Practitioner Locator

  • Allows search for practitioners authorized to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine by state

Recovery

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Information on Recovery Care and Support Services for Those with Opioid Addictions

  • Highlights that recovery may include clinical treatment, medications, faith-based approaches, peer support, family support, self-care, and many others

  • Shares the "10 Guiding Principles of Recovery"

APhA List of State Pharmacist Recovery Network Resources

Implementation and Successful Pharmacist Interventions (Update with Links to Articles/Publications)

Publications surrounding Opioid Safety Programs in the Community Pharmacy Setting: