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.
Describe los usos de la metadona para el alivio del dolor y el tratamiento de la adicción. Lista los peligros de la sobredosis, los posibles efectos secundarios y otros medicamentos que se deben evitar mientras tomar metadona. Ofrece precauciones e información para debatir con el proveedor de atención médica. Guía de recursos.
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.
Describe los usos seguros de la metadona para el alivio del dolor y el tratamiento de la adicción. Previene sobre la sobredosis y sobre combinar metadona con alcohol u otras sustancias. Repasa los efectos secundarios y la importancia de compartir los antecedentes de salud con el proveedor de tratamiento.
This guide enhances cultural competence when serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities. It covers regional differences, cultural customs, spirituality, communication styles, the role of veterans and older adults, and health disparities.
This toolkit offers tools to implement the evidence-based practice of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT). ACT offers customized, community-based services for people living with mental illness. The toolkit includes a brochure (English, Spanish), a PowerPoint presentation, and an introductory video.
This resource examines the role self-disclosure plays in reducing negative public perceptions associated with mental illness. It looks at factors from literature and key informant interviews that promote or hinder self-disclosure, and offers recommendations.
This activity book encourages parents and caregivers to spend at least 15 minutes a day listening to and talking with their child or children to prevent youth violence. It provides interactive questions to start conversations with children about bullying and bullying prevention.
This white paper report identifies and proposes strategies to address Medicaid and other reimbursement policies that may pose barriers to mental health services in primary care settings. It presents findings, discussion by an expert panel, and recommended action steps.
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