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Resource Guide

The resource guide below provides links to various national and state-specific resources for Washington State health care providers.


MAT: Medication-assisted treatment
OUD: Opioid use disorder
SUD: Substance use disorder

Government Entities

CDC: Centers for Disease Control
CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
NCCIH: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
NIDA: National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIH: National Institutes of Health
SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
VA/DoD: Veterans Administration/Department of Defense
WA-DOH: Washington State Department of Health
WA-AMDG: Washington State Agency Medical Directors’ Group

Professional Organizations/Programs

AAPM: American Academy of Pain Medicine
ASAM: American Society of Addiction Medicine
ASPMN: American Society for Pain Management Nursing
IASP: International Association for the Study of Pain
IntNSA: International Nurses Society on Addictions
PCSS: Providers Clinical Support System
WA-AMDG: Washington State Agency Medical Directors’ Group


Tools for Assessing and Monitoring Pain

Treating Pain Without Opioids

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Opioid Prescribing

Understanding Opioid Prescribing

Treating Pain with Opioids

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

Education, Support, and Communication for Patients who use Opioids

Tapering Opioid Use

Tools for Assessing Opioid Withdrawal

Management and Disposal of Prescribed Opioids

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Washington State-Specific Resources

AMDG Interagency Guidelines

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Opioid Use Disorder

Understanding and Identifying Opioid Use Disorder

Tools to Screen for Risk of Opioid Addiction and Substance Use

Opioid Overdose

Understanding Opioid Overdose

Preventing Opioid Overdose

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Individuals with Special Healthcare Needs


Screening Tools for Drug Use in Pregnant Populations

Mental Health Assessment Tools

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