eLearning for healthcare professionals on safe and effective opioid practices
Educating clinicians on decision making skills to immediately apply in practice through free CME/CE accredited courses.
Engaging community members in opioid overdose prevention and reversal education.
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Drug Use and Its Consequences Increase Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults
The spread of marijuana use and the opioid epidemic over the past 10 years have affected middle-aged and older Americans. In addition, prescription opioid and benzodiazepine misuse increased older adults’ risk of suici…
Methadone Maintenance Treatment During Incarceration Has Long-Term Benefits
Prisoners who received methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) during incarceration were more likely than prisoners who did not receive MMT to engage in the treatment after being released.
Interim Buprenorphine Alleviates Psychiatric Symptoms in Waitlisted OUD Patients
Interim treatment with buprenorphine significantly improved the psychiatric symptoms of people awaiting comprehensive treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD). Buprenorphine treatment, even without concurrent psychosocial cou…
The OPIOID LEARNING INSTITUTE, led by HealthHIV, is a comprehensive educational initiative with a mission to educate prescribers and other health care professionals on safe and effective opioid prescribing practices. The self-paced CME/CE accredited curriculum covers topics related to evidence-based opioid use treatment options, safe opioid prescribing, reduction of risks of opioid misuse, effective communication strategies with patients about opioid misuse, and overdose prevention.