Courtesy of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

National Resources


Addiction is a chronic, treatable illness. General principles of good care for chronic diseases can guide OUD treatment. Patients with OUD should have access to mental health services as needed, medical care, and addiction counseling, as well as recovery support services, to supplement treatment with medication. The words you use to describe OUD and an individual with OUD are powerful. For more information visit SAMHSA TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment.

More SAMHSA resources:

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Centers for Disease Control

Department of Health and Human Services

National Council for Behavioral Health

Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions

Florida Resources



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