The Opioid Crisis


Forecasting and Deflecting the Opioid Overdose Epidemic Curve
On Demand I 9/14/2017 I Webcast Learn More
Donald Burke, MD, former Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health discusses the school's efforts to confront the opioid crisis.
  • Patient Assessment (TIP 54, Chapter 2), SAMHSA Learn More
Family Support


Pain and Addiction

Prescription Practices


  • Drug Testing as a Tool (TIP 43, Chapter 9), SAMHSA Learn More


  • The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s opioid overdose website houses a collection of references and resources for education and training on the opioid crisis, as well as tools for aiding stakeholders in combating overdose death.
  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Physician/Patient Communication Skills website houses web-based resources with video components that illustrate clinical approaches to substance use screening and interventions; patient and provider perspectives about addiction, treatment, and recovery are also covered.
  • The Partnership for Drug Free Kids website contains a variety of information including articles on substance abuse prevention, overdose avoidance, and recognition of substance abuse; educator toolkits; and other community and parent-focused resources.

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