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Opioid Abuse Treatment Resources

American Academy of Family Physicians, Opioid Addiction:  http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/opioid-addiction.html

American Medical Association, Preventing Opioid Abuse: Be a Part of the Solution:

http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/advocacy/topics/preventing-opioid-abuse.page?

DrugFacts: Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications (National Institute on Drug Abuse):

https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/prescription-over-counter-medications

HHS.gov, About the Epidemic (US Department of Health and Human Services):  http://www.hhs.gov/opioids/about-the-epidemic/

MedlinePlus, Opioid Abuse and Addiction: https://medlineplus.gov/opioidabuseandaddiction.html

National Institute on Drug Abuse: https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/effective-treatments-opioid-addiction/effective-treatments-opioid-addiction

Opioid Consumption Data (University of Wisconsin-Madison Pain & Policy Studies Group):

http://www.painpolicy.wisc.edu/opioid-consumption-data

Opioid Medications (US Food and Drug Administration):

http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/InformationbyDrugClass/ucm337066.htm

Opioids: The Prescription Drug & Heroin Overdose Epidemic (US Department of Health & Human Services):  http://www.hhs.gov/opioids/

Prescription Drug Abuse, Opioids (National Institute on Drug Abuse): https://www.drugabuse.gov/drugs-abuse/opioids

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration):  http://www.samhsa.gov/atod/opioids

UNC Health Sciences Library Research Guide on Opioids: http://guides.lib.unc.edu/opioidaddiction

US Dept. of Health & Human Services, Environmental Health & Toxicology, Opiate Addiction & Treatment: https://www.sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/addiction.html (Huge list of resources on a myriad of topics, new on 7/6/2017--OUTSTANDING LISTS OF RESOURCES!)

World Health Organization (WHO), Treatment of opioid dependencehttp://www.who.int/substance_abuse/activities/treatment_opioid_dependence/en/

Consumer Health Websites

MedlinePlus Consumer Health Information:  https://medlineplus.gov/.  Free consumer health information on hundreds of topics, in more than 20 languages, wth updates added daily.

American Academy of Family Physicians:  http://www.aafp.org/patient-care.html.  Free good, quality consumer health sponsored by the leading association of Family Physicians.  Easily searchable.

PubMed Health:   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/.  Free website sponsored by the US National Library of Medicine (NLM). "PubMed Health provides information for consumers and clinicians on prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions."

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