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NIDAMED: Medical & Health Professionals

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NIDAMED’s mission is to disseminate science-based resources to health professionals on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction.


For Your Practice

Addiction Science

Opioid Information

Opioid Prescribing

Pain Management

Medical Marijuana

Screening Tools for Substance Abuse

Substance Use Treatment 

Featured Publication

Health Professions Education


Curriculum Resources

Safeguarding Medicines

Safe disposal for unused medicines

Disposal of Unused Medicines: What You Should Know - FDA

Medicine Abuse Project - Drugfee.org

The Medicine Abuse Project Safeguard: Take action and do your part to help end medicine abuse.

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