Revised September 2018
The following videos shows different situations and approaches to screening, intervening, treating and managing these patients in emergency departments.
- Conversation tools and strategies
- Opioid use disorder & withdrawal assessments
- Treatment for opioid use disorder
- Harm-reduction strategies
Use the information in these videos to support your patients with opioid use disorder.
This series of videos give guidance on how to speak and work with patients to encourage them to enter treatment.
Case 1: Opioid Overdose: ED-Initiated Buprenorphine
Case 2: Seeking Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Case 3: Opioid Overdose: Harm Reduction
Case 4: Adolescent Presenting with Opioid Overdose: Assessment, Intervention and Referral
This video elaborates on quantifying alcohol consumption and performing a brief intervention
Case 5: Prescription Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms: Assessment, Treatment and Referral
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Science to Medicine Series: Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Learn from fellow clinicians in this first topic of the Series
Find information about addiction and mental health services in your area. You can search by state or zip code online or call the number. (SAMHSA)