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Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

In 2017, 80% of the people who needed treatment at a specialty facility for illicit drug use didn’t receive treatment.1 The links below provide evidence-based information on practice guidance, buprenorphine waiver training, emergency department treatment, and overdose treatment.

Emergency and Overdose Treatment

Visit the NIDAMED CME/CE page for trainings on treatment for opioid use disorder and opioid overdose.

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  1. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2018). Key substance use and mental health indicators in the United States: Results from the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (HHS Publication No. SMA 18-5068, NSDUH Series H-53). Rockville, MD: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Retrieved from https://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/cbhsq-reports/NSDUHDetailedTabs2017/NSDUHDetailedTabs2017.htm#tab5-46B

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