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Research Reports: Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

Revised June 2018.

Discusses effective medications used to treat opioid use disorders: methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone. In Spanish

Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

Revised January 2014.

Presents research-based principles of adolescent substance use disorder treatment; covers treatment for a variety of drugs including, illicit and prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; presents settings and evidence-based approaches unique to treating adolescents.

DrugFacts: Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction

Revised January 2019.

A plain language summary of the behavioral therapies, medications, and devices that can be used to treat substance use disorders. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Criminal Justice

Published June 2019.

Looks at the challenges with substance use disorders (SUDs) among people in the criminal justice system, and why treatment and follow up is important for inmates. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Naloxone

Published January 2019.

A plain language summary of naloxone, the different dosage forms, how they are used, and precautions to keep in mind when administering naloxone.

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

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