Opioid Use Disorder

Sep 5, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently awarded $279 million to help state and local health departments respond to the drug overdose crisis through treatment and surveillance.
May 2, 2023
Pregnant people with opioid use disorder are more likely to receive buprenorphine (a recommended treatment) if they are older, white and have public insurance.
Apr 20, 2023
AHA developed a suite of opioid stewardship strategies, guides and other resources to help hospitals and health systems address the growing epidemic.
Apr 20, 2023
For people struggling with opioid use disorder, the COVID-19 pandemic has become a crisis on top of a crisis. These tools and resources were developed to help your hospital or health system build or advance opioid stewardship during this critical time and beyond.
Apr 20, 2023
Mobilize community partnerships to develop and implement prevention, intervention, and treatment activities for opioid use and misuse. These resources can help.
Apr 20, 2023
You can develop a successful opioid stewardship practice. Use these resources to help recognize, prevent and treat opioid misuse and save lives.
Apr 20, 2023
The nation is facing an unprecedented opioid crisis. AHA developed a full suite of opioid stewardship strategies, insights, guides and other resources to help your hospital or health system address this growing epidemic and save lives.
Mar 31, 2023
New results from an ongoing clinical trial provide strong evidence that emergency departments can safely start buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder without triggering withdrawal in people who use fentanyl, the National Institutes of Health reports.
Mar 30, 2023
Medicare patients who have access to telehealth services and medications for opioid use disorder have lower risk of fatal drug overdose, according to a study reported yesterday in JAMA Psychiatry.
Mar 29, 2023
AHA provides feedback on the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA’s) proposed rule for expansion of induction of buprenorphine via telemedicine encounter.