Resources on Opioid Use Disorder Treatment for Providers
Welcome to our resource garden, providers! By being here you’re demonstrating your commitment to strengthening the way Black women impacted by opioid use disorder are treated by increasing access to resources and reducing stigma.
Check out all the resources about MAT in California and how opioid use disorder specifically impacts Black women.
Opioid Prescription Guides
Improve opioid prescription methods by increasing communication, reducing risk and solving racial/ethnic disparities.
CDC: Improve Opioid Prescribing
National Institute on Drug Abuse: Improving Opioid Prescribing
Assessment of Racial/Ethnic and Income Disparities in the Prescription of Opioids and Other Controlled Medications in California
Culturally Relevant Care
Reduce the stigma Black women experiencing opioid use disorder face by increasing your awareness of your patients’ culture and how it impacts care.
SAMHSA: Improving Cultural Competence
Harm Reduction Coalition: Understanding Drug-Related Stigma
SCAODA: Cultural Competency: Its Impact on Addiction Treatment and Recovery
“A scarlet letter”: Stigma and other factors affecting trust in the health care system for women seeking substance abuse treatment in a community setting
Treating Women With Opioid Use Disorder
Learn how to address the specific needs of women impacted by opioid use disorder.
Treating Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Learn how to improve care for pregnant women using opioids and reduce the length of hospital stays for newborns.
Providing MAT in Criminal Justice Settings
Learn how to lower the risk of overdose for persons with opioid use disorder who are or have been in contact with criminal justice systems.
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
Opioid Use Disorder California Physicians Guidelines
Easy to navigate guide for California physicians, treating California patients.
DISCLAIMER: The information contained on this website is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you or any other person has a medical concern, you should consult with your medical provider or seek other professional medical treatment.
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