Opioids

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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.

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Resources to support the work by the substance use and addictions workforce with those affected by opioid use.

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Publications, Opioids
Tags: Cross-system, Evidence-Based Practice, Healthcare Integration, Opiates and Opioids

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.

Categories: Training, Self-paced Online, Printed Materials, Opioids
Tags: CEU, Evidence-Based Practice, Opiates and Opioids

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.

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Practice Guidance: Integrating Opioid Overdose Prevention Strategies into Treatment (PDF). Focuses on ways to incorporate opioid overdose prevention strategies into safe, effective and transparent substance abuse treatment.

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Access to Naloxone for opioid overdose death prevention is becoming more widely available. Go to Overdose Preventation and ...

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Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution (PDF) describes the knowledge and core competencies necessary for potential overdose responders trained as part of the MDPH opioid overdose prevention pilot program to respond to an opioid overdose event.

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Categories: Addictions Workforce Development, Prevention Treatment Recovery, Opioids
Tags: Healthcare Integration, Opiates and Opioids, Recovery

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...

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Categories: Addictions Workforce Development, Training, Opioids
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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...

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The purpose of the Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative (MOAPC) grant program is to prevent opioid abuse and opioid overdoses. Additionally, this grant program serves to increase both the number and capacity of municipalities across the Commonwealth addressing these issues...

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Categories: Addictions Workforce Development, Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training, Publications, Opioids
Tags: CEU, Cross-system, Evidence-Based Practice, Healthcare Integration, Opiates and Opioids

The National Library of Medicine's Opioid Resource List provides regularly-updated links related to: 

  • Understanding Addiction
  • Opioid Overdose
  • Opioid Drugs
  • Medications to Treat Opioid Addiction
  • Opioid Prescribing
  • Pregnancy, Opioid use and NAS
  • ...
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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Training, Opioids
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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...

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Categories: Training, Self-paced Online, Opioids
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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).

Categories: Opioids
Tags: Healthcare Integration, Opiates and Opioids, SBIRT

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with behavioral therapies, to provide a whole-patient approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Individuals receiving MAT often demonstrate dramatic improvement in addiction-related behaviors and psychosocial functioning. This...

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Governor Baker’s Opioid Addiction Working Group. Includes recommendations, action plan, and much more.

Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Opioids
Tags: Opiates and Opioids

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed this information to help employers and workers understand the risk of opioid...

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Categories: Prevention Treatment Recovery, Opioids
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Chapter 52 of the Acts of 2016, an act relative to substance use, treatment, education and prevention (“the STEP Act”) established Voluntary Non-Opioid Directives. The form allows people to decline in advance any treatment option that includes opioids. Anyone can sign one of these...

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