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What the Heck is Opioid Addiction? By Quincy Sirko et al.
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Our elementary school, sadly, is filled with kids affected by the opioid crisis. We wanted a tool for them to learn about the problem, discuss it with friends and adults, and look to a future of hope... More > where addiction science and medicine can help intervene in this tragedy. We hope that you and your loved ones find good information in our book. We are fifth graders at Baden Academy in Western Pennsylvania. This book was written as part of a research fellowship in our media lab. Find out more information on our website kids-vs-addictions.weebly.com.< Less
Medication-Assisted Treatment For Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs: Treatment Improvement Protocol Series (TIP 43) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This TIP, Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs, incorporates the many changes in medicationassisted treatment for opioid addiction (MAT) that have occurred... More > over the most active decade of change since the inception of this treatment modality approximately 40 years ago. The TIP describes the nature and dimensions of opioid use disorders and their treatment in the United States, including basic principles of MAT and historical and regulatory developments. It presents consensus panel recommendations and evidence-based best practices for treatment of opioid addiction in opioid treatment programs (OTPs). It also examines related medical, psychiatric, sociological, and substance use disorders and their treatment as part of a comprehensive maintenance treatment program. The TIP includes a discussion of the ethical considerations that arise in most OTPs, and it provides a useful summary of areas for emphasis in successfully administering MAT in OTPs.< Less
Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment Programs By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment Programs (Guidelines) describe the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) expectation of how the federal opioid... More > treatment standards found in Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 8 (42 CFR § 8) are to be satisfied by opioid treatment programs (OTPs). Under these federal regulations, OTPs are required to have current valid accreditation status, SAMHSA certification, and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration before they are able to administer or dispense opioid drugs for the treatment of opioid addiction.< Less
Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction: Treatment Improvement Protocol Series (TIP 40) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP), Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction, provides consensus- and evidence-based treatment guidance for the use... More > of buprenorphine, a new option for the treatment of opioid addiction. The goal of this TIP is to provide physicians with information they can use to make practical and informed decisions about the use of buprenorphine to treat opioid addiction. These guidelines address the pharmacology and physiology of opioids, opioid addiction, and treatment with buprenorphine; describe patient assessment and the choice of opioid addiction treatment options; provide detailed treatment protocols for opioid withdrawal and maintenance therapy with buprenorphine; and include information on the treatment of special populations, e.g., pregnant women, adolescents, and polysubstance users. This TIP represents another step by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment...< Less
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder - Treatment Improvement Protocol (Tip 63) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Treatment Improvement Protocol 63 - For Healthcare and Addiction Professionals, Policymakers, Patients, and Families - This TIP reviews three Food and Drug Administration-approved medications for... More > opioid use disorder treatment—methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine—and the other strategies and services needed to support people in recovery.< Less
Lost In Addiction By Richard Patricia
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Searching for help shouldn’t be difficult. The information in this resource book took many weeks to produce as much of the information provided by each state can be difficult to find. This... More > resource book takes the legwork out of searching. "Lost in Addiction" is a 390 page State by State guide of resources available for addiction. This is an up to date book published in 2018 and is a complete resource guide for those who are seeking help but don’t know where to turn. This guide will help you quickly seek resources in every state to get the help that you need fast for any form of addiction. The resources provide valuable access to information regarding addiction and helpful information to those who are seeking help. What you will find in this resource book: Current National, State, County and Town Resources. This guide is broken down by your state and includes up to date information for you to seek help.< Less
Naloxone Administration Training Program: Participants’ Opinion and Knowledge of the Opioid Crisis and Naloxone Administration By Margarita Israilova
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Opioid-related overdose is one of the leading causes of death in individuals age 12 and older. Substance abuse is defined as maladaptive patterns of behavior that involve dependency on anything that... More > an individual may ingest that alters mood, cognitive status, or a behavior pattern. However, in 2014, opioid-related overdose deaths escalated at alarming rates due to a mix of fentanyl in natural heroin, and increased synthetic and prescription opioid availability to the general population. Opioid overdose death occurs over a few hours after intravenous injection of the drug; this allows sufficient time to assess and intervene to provide the life saving measures. There are numerous substance abuse and prevention treatments that are available for the addicts. However, there is only one opioid antagonist drug, naloxone (Narcan), that is available and approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for opioid overdose rescue.< Less
All About Fentanyl Addiction Treatment By Michel Marck
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>> Experts Predict More Overdoses in 2017. >> Facts about Drug Intervention. >> Most Important Facts about Fentanyl. >> Important Questions about Fentanyl. >> Opioid... More > Misuse Overview.< Less
All About Marijuana Addiction Treatment By Michel Marck
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>> Experts Predict More Overdoses in 2017. >> Facts about Drug Intervention. >> Most Important Facts about Fentanyl. >> Important Questions about Fentanyl. >> Opioid... More > Misuse Overview.< Less
National geographic : the science of addiction By Andrew Clarke
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sign of abating. The 33,000 overdose deaths from opioids in 2015 were a also set a record. Drug overdoses are now a leading cause of death among Americans under 50—but only part of a... More > broader addiction landscape that ranges from drug and alcohol abuse to obses- sive eating, gambling, and even sex. For this month’s cover story, “The Addicted Brain,” we went in search of the “why.” Why do human beings get addicted to substances and behaviors we know will harm us? What can new research tell us about addiction and the brain? Most important: Can what we’re learning help more people recover? “Not long ago the idea of repairing the brain’s wiring to fight addiction would have seemed far-fetched,” medical writer Fran Smith reports in our story. “But advances in neuroscience have upended conventional notions about addiction — what it is, what can trigger it, and why quitting is so tough.” The very nature of addiction is being rethou Smith says: “Addiction is a disease,< Less

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