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Treating Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy

Revised July 2017.

This brief fact sheet discusses the risks of untreated opioid use disorder during pregnancy, particularly neonatal abstinence syndrome, and provides evidence-based treatment options that have been shown to be safe and effective.

Improving Opioid Prescribing

Revised March 2017.

This brief fact sheet provides information about the risks of prescription opioid pain relievers and a summary of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Guideline for Opioid Prescribing for Pain.

Naloxone for Opioid Overdose: Life-Saving Science

Revised March 2017.

This brief fact sheet provides information about the life-saving drug naloxone, which can reverse an opioid overdose, including how it works and where to get it.

Effective Treatments for Opioid Addiction

Revised November 2016.

This brief fact sheet provides information about the effectiveness of medications for opioid use disorders and recent scientific advances in this area.

Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask

Revised June 2013.

Offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program. In Spanish

Resource Guide: Screening for Drug Use in General Medical Settings

Revised March 2012.

Provides clinicians serving adult populations in general medical settings with the tools and procedures necessary to conduct screening, brief intervention, and/or treatment referral for patients who may have or be at risk of developing a substance use disorder.

Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations - A Research-Based Guide

Revised April 2014.

Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment that can inform drug treatment programs and services in the criminal justice setting.

Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide (Third Edition)

Revised January 2018.

Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment for a variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs, that can inform drug treatment programs and services. In Spanish

Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents (In Brief)

Revised October 2003.

Presents research-based drug abuse prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention. In Spanish

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