More people than ever before know someone who has struggled with addiction to opioids or whose life has been taken by opioid overdose. Over the past several years, Adapt has advanced treatment and community solutions to the problem of non-medical use of prescription opioids, opioid use disorder, and overdose.
The following resources are available to assist local physicians and other health care professionals in providing the most effective treatment and support to those who struggle with chronic pain, opioid use disorders and co-occurring behavioral health disorders.
Provider Tools & Resources
Recommendations to improve patient safety and care for those with chronic pain, and address the ongoing prescription opioid overdose epidemic.
Information and resources for providers, including prescribing guidelines, clinical screening tools and patient education materials.
An online tool to help physicians and pharmacists provide patients better care in managing their prescriptions.
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention offers a number of resources to help providers help patients manage pain safely and effectively.
Information from the Oregon Health Authority about life-saving Naloxone.
- Prescription Opioids: What You Need to Know (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)
- Opioid Addiction Treatment: A Guide for Patients, Families and Friends (American Society of Addiction Medicine)
- Safer and More Effective Pain Management (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)
- Up and Away and Out of Sight–Safe Medication Storage (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) (Español)
- How to Manage Trauma (National Council for Behavioral Health)
- Opioids: What You Should Know (Oregon Health Authority)