New Resource Available on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is pleased to announce the availability of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs Inservice Training, a new training manual based on Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 43. This new manual provides detailed training information aimed at introducing substance abuse treatment professionals to medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction in opioid treatment programs. The manual describes opioid use disorders; provides assessment, treatment planning, pharmacology, and dosing information; and presents evidence-based best practices for treatment.

Date Added: 01/22/09

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