Subject: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) reviews the use of the three Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications used to treat OUD—methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine—and the other strategies and services needed to support recovery for people with OUD.
The Curbsiders Podcast #187 Buprenorphine Master Class: Managing Opioid Use Disorder for the Generalist
Get comfortable with counseling and pharmacotherapy for OUD with tips from Dr. Michael Fingerhood (Johns Hopkins).
The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course
The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (TOUD) Course covers all medications and treatments for opioid use disorder, and provides the required education needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training.
SAMHSA’s Medication-Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorders Opioid Treatment Program Directory
Select a state and find all of the contact information of the opioid treatment centers located within the selected state.
Provider’s Clinical Support System for Medication-Assisted Treatment
PCSS is a program funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) created in response to the opioid overdose epidemic to train primary care providers in the evidence-based prevention and treatment of opioid use disorders (OUD) and treatment of chronic pain.
PCSS Overview of Medications for Addiction Treatment
Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) of Substance Use Disorders involve a combination of medications that target the brain and psychosocial interventions (e.g., counseling, skills development) aimed at improving treatment outcomes.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: A Planning and Implementation Toolkit
To reduce the risk of opioid overdose and recidivism and to better serve incarcerated individuals with opioid use disorder, the National Council, in partnership with Vital Strategies and faculty from Johns Hopkins University, developed a new resource guide titled Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: A Planning and Implementation Toolkit.
Free MAT Trainings for Prescribers
The overarching goal of PCSS is to provide the most effective evidence-based clinical practices in preventing OUD through proper opioid prescribing practices, identifying patients with OUD, and the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Buprenorphine Practitioner Locator
Find practitioners authorized to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine by state.