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Overcome barriers to care by using telehealth, supporting home-based treatment, and partnering with local and state services.
With opioid overdoses rising, practices should consider stocking this safe rescue drug alongside other emergency devices and medications.
Family physicians should join the fight to remove limits on prescribing buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.
Use this guide to plan for offering medication-assisted treatment with buprenorphine.
A written policy, systematic process, and simple tools can help you to prescribe opioids safely and securely.
The Safe Opioids app provides resources and tools to help clinicians safely prescribe opioid medications for pain.
The article explains how one family practice uses a "medication use agreement" to prevent medication misuse while helping patients who suffer from chronic pain.