The following resources are available for patients seeking or providers offering treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD):
Department of Health and Human Services
- Medicaid Coverage of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorders and of Medication for the Reversal of Opioid Overdose This report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is a resource guide that describes Medicaid coverage of MAT for opioid use disorder and alcohol use disorder.
- Naloxone: The Opioid Reversal Drug That Saves Lives This guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services discusses the importance of access to naloxone and provides recommendations on when to prescribe naloxone.
- Home Visiting Program: Supporting Families Impacted by Opioid Use and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (PDF—451 KB) This report from the Health Resources and Services Administration describes the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program.
- Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine 40-Hour CME Program This training program from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) aims to empower primary care providers to diagnose and treat patients at risk for or with addiction. Other members of the healthcare team interested in learning more about addiction medicine may also participate.
- Federal Resources for Rural Communities To Help Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse (PDF—1.66 MB) This guide from the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides links to Federal agencies, offices, and programs that may help rural areas address the opioid epidemic.
- Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief These proceedings from a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine workshop highlight the presentations and discussions during the meeting on the evidence base for MAT for opioid use disorder and current gaps in the research.
- Snapshot of Major Federal Opioid Funding by State This resource from the National Academy for State Health Policy summarizes the total Federal grant amounts State governments and other stakeholders have received to address the opioid epidemic.