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    • JULY 1, 2017
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    SAMHSA Releases App to Help Treat Opioid Use Disorder

    SAMHSA Releases App to Help Treat Opioid Use Disorder

    SAMHSA Releases App to Help Treat Opioid Use Disorder 11/07/2016 Meet MATx, SAMHSA’s latest resource to improve access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. MATx was developed to support practitioners who currently provide MAT, as well as those who plan to do so in the future.This free app provides health care practitioners with immediate

    • JULY 1, 2017
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    Pain Management and Opioid Use with Veterans and Service Members

    Pain Management and Opioid Use with Veterans and Service Members

    Pain Management and Opioid Use with Veterans and Service Members Reposted from: https://newsletter.samhsa.gov/2017/06/12/opioid-pain-management-for-veterans-active-duty-military  All credit goes to the original author 06/12/2017 Military service brings a risk for serious injury, and with it, the possibility of severe or chronic pain. Such pain may be treated with prescription medication – sometimes opioids – which carry a risk for