Clinic Resources

Find opioid prescribing resources to integrate into workflows and clinical settings.

Clinic resources

Stigma reduction

Help reduce stigma. For people with substance use disorders, stigma can mean they are less likely to seek help and more likely to drop out of treatment. 

Learn more at the National Institute of Health website.

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Explanation

Drug addict

Person with substance use disorder (SUD)

“Person-first language” recognizes a person has a problem, rather than is the problem. Addiction is a disease, not a moral failing.

Drug user/ abuser

Person who uses/ injects drugs

Recovery from substance use disorder is possible. Help is available.

Habit Substance Use Disorder

“Habit” suggests a person using drugs is doing so by choice and can choose when to stop.

Drug seeking Person's needs are not being met

The second phrase identifies people who currently do not have effective pain management options.

Telemedicine procedures

-DEA Controlled Substance Prescribing Guidance During COVID-19

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-HHS Telemedicine and Prescribing Buprenorphine for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

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-ASAM Access to Buprenorphine in Office-Based Settings Recommendations

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-PCSS  and ORN Telehealth Tip Sheet

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-PCSS Telemedicine-Delivered Buprenorphine Treatment in the Age of COVID-19 Presentation

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