FREE Online MAT Training

Take this dynamic online training on MAT for substance use disorders with a major focus on opioid use disorders. The National Drug Court Institute (NDCI) with funding from the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the White House in collaboration with American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) developed an online training curriculum… Continue Reading FREE Online MAT Training

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Alternatives to Opioids for Chronic Pain Relief

Chronic pain increases the risk for noncompliance with substance abuse treatment and complicates recovery efforts. An understanding of the alternatives to opiates for the treatment of chronic pain may help drug court professionals provide more effective assistance to their clients. This fact sheet provides basic information on alternatives to opioids for chronic pain management. Download

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Naloxone: Overview and Considerations

Approximately one in five people who use heroin will have an overdose each year, and about  one  in  one  hundred  will  die  from  an  overdose.  Pharmaceutical  opioids  such  as  morphine,  codeine,  oxycodone,  and  methadone  also  are  involved  in  many  overdoses. With brief training, people who use heroin and other opioids, and members of their families… Continue Reading Naloxone: Overview and Considerations

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