A new comprehensive online resource for communities and local leaders addressing the opioid crisis is now available from the Opioid Policy Research Collaborative at Brandeis University. The Brandeis Opioid Resource Connector (BORC) website (opioid-resource-connector.org) offers stakeholders more than 150 community-based program models across the continuum of care, which can serve as models for initiatives and policies aimed at reducing opioid addiction and overdose.
The ATTC Educational Packages For Opioid Use Disorders provide training curricula and slides, online courses, recorded webinars, toolkits, and other resources related to working with people experiencing opioid use problems.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed this information to help employers and workers understand the risk of opioid overdose and help them decide if they should establish a workplace naloxone availability and use program.
This course provides information about the opioid epidemic and how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. It includes practical, step-by-step guidance for performing rescue breathing and administering Narcan (naloxone).
The National Library of Medicine's Opioid Resource List provides regularly-updated links related to:
- Understanding Addiction
- Opioid Overdose
- Opioid Drugs
- Treating Opioid Addiction
- Opioid Prescribing
- Pregnancy, Opioid use and NAS
- Data, Trends and Stats
- Topic-related Searches of National Library of Medicine Resources
- Selection Guidelines
Boston Medical Center’s Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) website offers a number of services. Visitors can learn about the OBAT Nurse Care Manager Model developed at Boston Medical Center (BMC), access free resources, and find out about the training and technical assistance offered by OBAT TTA to health care and social services providers looking to enhance their capacity to work with individuals with substance use disorders.
The Opioid Use Disorder Education Program (OUDEP) is an accredited, free, online medical education program for the identification and management of opioid disorder. This program is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians and other healthcare professionals collaborating to treat patients with substance use disorder.
Are you finding it difficult to stop using? If you've thought about cutting down or stopping, this decision-making tool can help. If you are using narcotics, prescription pain medications, heroin, or any other opioid drug, this tool has information about some of your treatment options and ways to locate a provider who can help.
This Opioid Addiction Treatment guide is designed to help individuals and their families and friends understand what to expect from opioid treatment. It is available to look at online, or to order in print format.