This guide educates substance use counselors and clinicians about detoxification and withdrawal. It addresses patient placement, detox services for specific substances, co-occurring disorders, financing issues, and screening and assessment tools.
This brochure informs patients about buprenorphine and medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. It describes addiction and withdrawal, how buprenorphine works, its proper use, its side effects, and how it fits with counseling in the recovery process.
This manual provides guidelines for the operation of opioid treatment programs. It covers patient assessment, treatment planning, and recovery care. The manual also offers guidance for medication-assisted treatment for methadone and buprenorphine, and overdose and relapse prevention.
This fact sheet offers self-help tips for coping after a traumatic event. It discusses the long-term impact of trauma, including personal uncertainties, family relationship changes, work disruptions, and financial concerns.
This advisory gives an overview of extended-release injectable naltrexone for people with opioid dependence. It discusses how it differs from other medication-assisted treatments, safety concerns, and patients most likely to benefit.
This advisory defines protracted withdrawal and identifies specific withdrawal symptoms associated with alcohol, opioids, methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, and benzodiazepines. The advisory also explains how protracted withdrawal differs from acute withdrawal, and gives tips to help clients manage it in recovery.
This brochure describes the use of methadone in medication-assisted treatment of heroin and other opioids, including narcotic pain medicines. It describes how to use methadone safely, the dangers of methadone overdose, and life-threatening methadone side effects.
This poster lists five simple ways to reduce the risks of taking methadone for pain relief or medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorders. It also offers suggested resources for additional information. The poster comes folded and is 11 inches x 15 inches.
This fact sheet describes ways to reduce the risks of taking methadone for pain relief or medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorders. It lists methadone side effects that require emergency attention and offers resources for additional information.
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