Educational Resources

Chronic Pain Brochure

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Addiction Pamphlet

Opioid Addiction Pamphlet

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Alternative Pain Treatment Options in Lake County

Drug Take Back Information – Lake County

Opioid Addiction Pamphlet

  • Where to find MAT treatment in Lake County
  • Support Groups
  • Signs of Addiction

Resources for Chronic Pain

Resource links – Medication-Assisted Treatment

  • For providers with the specifics needed for obtaining bupe waivers, transitioning patients to bupe from full agonist opioids, and billing.
  • Specific notes on induction prescribing, including fentanyl bridge
  • Lengthy article describing Abstinence v. Mat treatment for OUD.
  • The harm reduction policy of Switzerland and its emphasis on the medicalization of the heroin problem

Resource Links – Addiction

  • The Physiology of Addiction and the Developing Brain
  • Compassionate strategies to communicate effectively and openly with patients who are using high doses of opioids

Article – Opioids Don’t Beat Other Medications For Chronic Pain

  • Article about a woman who was able to stop taking opioid painkillers with the help of non-opioid alternatives.

Addiction Resources

  • Hotspotting – how a wealth of data on drug use can be mined from sewage
  • Wastewater testing for drugs
  • Best advice for people taking opioid medication

Calculating Total Daily Dose of Opioids For Safer Dosage

Buprenorphine Facts