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National Library of Medicine's Opioid Resource List

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
  • Recovery
  • Data, Trends and Stats
  • Topic-related Searches of National Library of Medicine Resources
  • Selection Guidelines

Office-Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) website

BMC and OBAT icons

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.

Maternal Opioid Use During Pregnancy Toolkit

This toolkit provides guidance in regards to the medical, psychological, and social needs of pregnant women with opioid use disorders, thereby improving maternal and newborn health outcomes. It has been developed to help maternal health providers advance the clinical interventions by offering screening, treatment engagement and coordinated care throughout the pregnancy and post-delivery.

Decisions in Recovery: Treatment for Opioid 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.

Wellness and Health Promotion

This page is under development.

The effect of wellness and nutrition on addiction and recovery

Wellness and nutrition can affect vulnerability to addiction, and can support or hinder recovery. 

Health promotion activities can foster brain and other physical changes that support recovery and assist with management or prevention of cravings. Treatment and prevention can incorporate health promotion along with other tools.

ASAM - Report: Performance Measures for the Addiction Specialist Physician

ASAM’s Practice Improvement and Performance Measurement Action Group Performance Panel submitted this report to the ASAM Board of Directors with the goal of the performance measures being adopted by the organizations that address population health as well as the health status of individual patients and the health care services rendered to patients.

CSAT Toolkit on Addressing Substance Use in the Addictions Workforce

This toolkit (PDF, 100 pages) is designed for provider organizations in the addictions field, their executives, managers and human resources staff. It includes practical resources and information to guide and assist providers as they face workforce issues associated with substance use, misuse and recovery among employees.