SAMHSA: Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

SAMHSA is pleased to announce the release of a new pocket guide for health professionals, Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder.
This pocket guide offers:
-A checklist for prescribing medication
-U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved medications for use in the treatment of opioid use disorder, including extended-release injectable naltrexone, methadone, and buprenorphine
-Screening and assessment tools, including an 11-item scale, the Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale
-Best practices and patient care.
Check it out here: Pocket Guide.

Posted by Morgen Irwin