Resources Reference Document

The following is a downloadable PDF document outlining all of the resources listed in the Decisions in Recovery: Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder tool. Please feel free to download this PDF document to aid in your recovery. If you don’t already have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software at:

Compiled Resources


Treatment Locators

SAMHSA Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

Opioid Treatment Program Locator

Buprenorphine Physician and Treatment Locator

National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT) Physician/Patients Matching System


Know Your Rights: For Individuals on Medication-Assisted Treatment and other related publications,_9.28.10.pdf

About MAT

Decisions in Treatment: MAT for Opioid Use Disorder, Facts for Families and Friends

SAMHSA TIP 43 MAT for Opioid Addiction

Topics in Brief: Medication-Assisted Treatment from Opioid Addiction

Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What to Ask

About MAT Medications

Drug information: Methadone



Using Methadone Safely

The Facts About Buprenorphine

Drug information: Buprenorphine



Facts About Naltrexone

Drug information: Naltrexone



Revised Guidelines for Opioid Treatment Programs

Medication Interactions

Drug Interactions: What you should know. U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Methadone Interaction Checker. Medscape

Buprenorphine Interaction Checker. Medscape

Naltrexone Interaction Checker. Medscape

HIV/AIDS Medication Interactions. AIDSinfo, U.S. Health and Human Services

Overdose Prevention

Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Naloxone Auto-injector Information. Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2014 for use by family members and others to treat a person known or suspected to have had an opioid overdose

When the Seconds Count - Opioid Overdose Resuscitation Card. American Society of Anesthesiologists/ONDCP

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vital Signs. Prescription painkiller overdose information page

Harm Reduction Coalition. Online Training Institute

Recovery Support Organizations

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meeting locator

Methadone Anonymous

Heroin Anonymous

Cocaine Anonymous


Double Trouble in Recovery

Dual Recovery Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Recovery Advocacy Organizations

National Alliance of Medication Assisted Recovery

National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)

American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD)

Faces and Voices of Recovery

Association of Recovery Community Organizations

Living in Recovery

SAMHSA Working Definition of Recovery: 10 Guiding Principles

Chronic Pain

SAMHSA TIP 54 Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery

General Information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Opioids: The Prescription Drug & Heroin Overdose Epidemic


Research on the Advantages of Buprenorphine during Pregnancy, presented to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Methadone Treatment for Pregnant Women

The National Institute of Health information page on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

State-by-state listing of Women’s Substance Abuse Service Coordinators to help you find providers to help with both pregnancy and opioid dependence

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