You can develop a successful opioid stewardship practice. These resources focus on opportunities for education on prescribing practices, various treatment approaches for opioid use disorders and the overall caring for patients with OUD. Use these resources to help recognize, prevent and treat opioid misuse and save lives.


Clinical Education in Prescribing Practices/treating pain


Substance Use Disorder 101 Core Curriculum

Providers Clinical Support System 2023

Technical Package

Linking People with Opioid Use Disorder to Medication Treatment

CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control 2022


Opioid Education

John’s Hopkins 08/2022*

Virtual Symposium

Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic

National Academy of Medicine 11/2020


The CO’s CURE Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Colorado Hospital Association 2017*


Caring for patients with OUD


Treatment Approaches for Opioid Use Disorders

CE Activity

Alternatives To Opioids For Managing Pain

StatPearls 09/2022


Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Madicine 3/2019

White Paper

Pathways to Care: Treating Opioid and SUD

National Association for Behavioral Healthcare 08/2018

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