Opioids

FOR HELP: 1-800-327-5050
For the latest information on where to get naxolone or for a treatment referral contact the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline by calling 1-800-327-5050 (tty: 1-800-439-2370) Monday-Friday 8am-10pm and weekends 8am-6pm.

Collected Resources

Organization offering training

AdCare Educational Institute of Massachusetts

AdCare Educational Institute of MA develops statewide trainings, education and logistics management with the MA DPH. Training calendars include: Substance Use & Addictions, LifeSkills, and Suicide Prevention.

On-demand training

Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Educational Packages For Opioid Use Disorders

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.

CEU Evidence-Based Practice Opiates and Opioids
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American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Opioid Addiction Treatment Guide

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.

Cross-system Evidence-Based Practice Healthcare Integration Opiates and Opioids
Organization offering training

Boston Medical Center (BMC) Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance (TTA)

BMC's Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance provides education, support and capacity building to community health centers and other health care and social service providers on best practices caring for patients with substance use disorders.

Opiates and Opioids
Organization offering training

Boston Public Health Commission Health Education & Training

The Commission provides a variety of educational opportunities to the general public and specialized training for healthcare employees and first responders. Offerings include professional development, emergency preparedness, internships for youth interested in health careers, and more.

Opiates and Opioids

Brandeis Opioid Resource Connector

The Opioid Resource Connector assists communities in mounting a comprehensive response to the opioid crisis. The Connector provides a curated collection of community-focused programs, tools, and resources to help stakeholders choose, design, and implement essential interventions.

Opiates and Opioids
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Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS) Opioid Overdose Practice Guidance

This Practice Guidance focuses on ways to integrate opioid overdose prevention strategies into safe, effective and transparent substance use treatment.

Opiates and Opioids
Website

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS) Opioid Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Access

Access to Naloxone for opioid overdose death prevention is becoming more widely available. Go to Stop an Overdose with Narcan® to see information and links to naloxone resources and other forms of overdose prevention.

Opiates and Opioids
Publication

Decisions in Recovery: Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

This handbook provides guidance on using a web-based, multimedia tool offering information about medication-assisted treatment. Both help people living with opioid use disorder compare treatment options and discuss their preferences with a provider.

Healthcare Integration Opiates and Opioids Recovery
On-demand training

Harvard Medical School Opioid Use Disorder Education Program (OUDEP)

OUDEP is an accredited, free, online medical education program for identification and management of opioid disorder. It is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians and other healthcare professionals collaborating to treat patients with substance use disorder.

Opiates and Opioids