Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) (SAMHSA) - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (HHS, SAMHSA)
According to its website, CSAT promotes the quality and availability of community-based substance abuse treatment services for individuals and families who need them. CSAT works with states and community-based groups to improve and expand existing substance abuse treatment services under the Substance Misuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Program.
Technical Assistance Publication 30 (TAP 30): Buprenorphine: A guide for nurses - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (HHS, SAMHSA)
This guideline is intended to provide nurses, including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, and advanced practice nurses with current information about buprenorphine products-Suboxone® (buprenorphine and naloxone) and Subutex® (buprenorphine)-for the pharmacological treatment of opioid addiction. This guide can also serve as a resource to enable nurses working with physician prescribers to improve treatment outcomes for individuals receiving buprenorphine treatment for opioid addiction.