SAMHSA Issues Opioid and Alcohol Brief Guides for Medication-Assisted Treatment

doctor-and-anonymous-patient-2-26-13The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released two new publications that focus on improving the health of patients with an opioid use disorder or alcohol use disorder by using medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

These guides are targeted for primary care and specialty providers only.

Each of the brief guides covers the range of care involving MAT, including referrals to care as appropriate.

Details on how to order free copies of the Guides can be found by clicking on the following links.

"NCADD's Consumer Guide for Medication-Assisted Recovery," which is geared to the general public, is available bypdf clicking here.

Primary care and specialty providers may have patients that are misusing opioids or abusing alcohol.

These patients could benefit from medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Healthcare providers can help improve their patients' health by learning about MAT for opioid and alcohol use disorder from these two brief guides.

Each brief guide covers the range of care involving MAT, including referrals to care as appropriate.

 

 

 

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