Doctors and Clinicians: Information and Resources
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Brochures & Flyers
OD2A General Brochure (PDF 1,137KB)
OD2A Informational Flyer (PDF 1,136KB)
Overdose Data to Action Program Overview Flyer (PDF 1,481KB)
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)The PDMP is a healthcare tool for clinicians to assist in identifying potential misuse, abuse or diversion of controlled substances by their patients while facilitating the most appropriate and effective medical use of those substances.
PDMP Educational Outreach Guide (PDF 5MB)
The Florida Department of Health in Duval County created this PDMP Educational Outreach Guide for Prescribing Opioids Safely as part of Florida's OD2A response initiative funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
PDMP Flyer (PDF 1,279KB)
Opioid Safety Pocket Card (PDF 277KB)
PDMP On-Demand Slides with Audio (PPT 36MB)
Florida Department of Children and FamiliesAnnual State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) Report (PDF 1,594KB)
Patterns and trends of the opioid epidemic in Florida between 2018 and 2019.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Creating a Culture of Safety for Opioid Prescribing: Handbook for Healthcare Executives (PDF 3,173KB)
This handbook features insights and advice from healthcare executives and quality improvement leaders from various health systems.
2019 Annual Surveillance Report of Drug-Related Risks and Outcomes (PDF 2,444KB)
This is the third annual drug surveillance report summarizing the latest data at the national level for opioid prescribing patterns, drug use, nonfatal overdoses, and fatal overdoses related to the current drug overdose epidemic in the United States.
Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain (PDF 1,429KB)
Nonopioid Treatments for Chronic Pain (PDF 1,570KB)
Patients with pain should receive treatment that provides the greatest benefit. Opioids are not the first-line therapy for chronic pain outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care.
AHRQ: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Improving Pain Management in the Context of America's Opioid and Substance Use Disorders Crisis
Information provided by AHRQ regarding multimodal pain care options in outpatient and inpatient settings to effectively treat Medicare and other patients with pain, and people with both pain and either active or historic substance use disorders (SUDs). There is also information about complementary care, analgesic medications, and medical devices that are potentially effective.
Living Systematic Review on Cannabis and Other Plant-Based Treatments for Chronic Pain
This 'living' systematic review assesses the effectiveness and harms of cannabis and other plant-based treatments for chronic pain conditions.
Department of Health and Human Services
Guidelines for the Administration of Buprenorphine for Treating Opioid Use Disorder
These guidelines provide eligible physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and certified nurse midwives, who are state licensed and registered by the DEA to prescribe controlled substances, an exemption from certain statutory certification requirements related to training, counseling and other ancillary services (i.e., psychosocial services) under 21 U.S.C. 823(g)(2)(B)(i)-(ii).
Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit
This toolkit offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths.
Pocket Guide: Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is an effective response to opioid use disorder. It is the use of medications, in combination with behavioral therapies, to provide a whole-patient approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.
Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: Brief Guide
This manual provides guidance on the use of medication-assisted treatment for alcohol use misuse.
MAT: Medication-Assisted Treatment in Jails and Prisons Toolkit
A planning and implementation toolkit for opioid use disorder.
Decisions in Recovery
A handbook to help make decisions in treating opioid use disorder.
Veterans Affairs Academic Detailing Service
Opioid Taper Tool (PDF 848KB)
The Opioid Taper Decision Tool is designed to assist Primary Care providers in determining if an opioid taper is necessary for a specific patient, in performing the taper, and in providing follow-up and support during the taper.
Slowly Stopping Opioid Medications (PDF 332KB)
Helpful tips to getting you off your opioid succesfully.
Do you know the possible risks from taking opioids?
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Preventing Opioid Misuse and Overdose in the States and Territories
A comprehensive public health framework to address the opioid crisis. The framework includes elements identified as part of a comprehensive public health approach for states and territories responding to the opioid epidemic.
Opioid Learning Institute
eLearning for healthcare professionals on safe and effective opioid practices presented by DC Health and Health HIV.
SAMHSA's practitioner training offers tools, training, and technical assistance to practitioners in the fields of mental health and substance use disorders.