Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Consider these additional materials:

  1. Issued on August 31, 2015, “Opioid Overdose Risk Mitigation” is a directive from State Health Commissioner Marissa Levine advocating for “a collective effort to address the epidemic of opioid abuse and overdose in Virginia.”
  2. The SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit is a publication from the CDC’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration division, and is designed to guide licensed practitioners through established best practices for preventing, diagnosing, treating, and facilitating recovery from the abuse of controlled substances.
  3. An interactive map showing links and contact information for counseling and treatment centers in Virginia is available at Sink or Swim, a collaborative website from the Office of the Attorney General, Gloucester County and DL Media.
  4. The American Society of Addiction Medicine offers a wealth of resources and information on addiction, including CME opportunities and educational resources and the National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use.
  5. The Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O)has a number of CME modules on the treatment of addiction.
  6. The American Society of Addiction Medicine offers a wealth of resources and information on addiction, including CME opportunities and educational resources and the National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use.
  7. The Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O)has a number of CME modules on the treatment of addiction.
  8. Virginia Commonwealth University’s Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care has launched a new website for safe opioid prescribing.

 

Or visit these sites for more information: