Resources on Opioid Use Disorder Treatment To Help Women Bloom
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Check out all the resources about opioid use disorder and MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) in California.
National Helpline for Opioid Use Disorder
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or opioid use disorders.
How Do You Know if You’re Overdosing?
Learn about the signs of an overdose — it could save your life.
Opioid Addiction Prevention Methods
Read tips to prevent opioid use disorder and mental disorders.
What Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Options Are Available in California?
Review treatment options to choose a treatment path that’s right for you.
What is MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment)?
Learn what MAT represents, from medications to treatment process.
Choose Change California: Medication Assisted Treatment
Medications Used in MAT
The Treatment Process
Myths About MAT
SAMHSA: Medication and Counseling Treatment
CA Healthcare Foundation: MAT for Opioid Use Disorder
Where Are Opioid Addiction Treatment and MAT Treatment Centers Near Me?
Research treatment facility locations and choose one that’s right for you.
Does Insurance or Medicare Cover MAT?
Health insurers and group health plans must provide the same level of benefits for mental and/or opioid use treatment and services that they do for medical/surgical care. Use the tool below to find the correct resource to solve mental health and opioid use disorder insurance coverage issues.
Opioid Use When Pregnant
Learn the risks associated with opioid use disorder while pregnant.
CA Department of Public Health: Opioids + Pregnancy
Fact Sheet (includes questions to ask medical providers)
CDC: Substance Use During Pregnancy
National Institute on Drug Abuse: Treating Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy
CDC: Pregnancy and Opioid Pain Medications
FAQs For You
Arm yourself with the information you need to defend yourself against stigma and challenges in the medical office.
Questions to Ask Your Medical Provider Before Taking Opioids
Arm yourself with the answers you need to decide if taking a prescribed opioid is right for you.
Opioid Use Disorder History
Gain an understanding of the opioid epidemic’s past and how it has inspired today’s focus on treatment.
Opioid Epidemic Statistics
These statistics represent opioid use, misuse and overdosing for the state of California and women across the country.
California Opioid Dashboard
Office on Women’s Health: Final Report: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Opioid-Related Hospital Stays Among Women in the United States