Resources


Conference Materials

2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

National expert wants more attention on prescription drugs to fight addiction

A brief article and video about the conference from WCSH-6 AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Despite the record number of drug overdose deaths in Maine,...

Conference Materials

2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

National Trends in Substance Use, Misuse and Disorders

Dr. Kimberly Johnson — Director of Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — opened the meeting with...

Pain Management Diversion | Maine Medical Association

Summary of pain management and diversion resources.

Primary Care Buprenorphine Programs: Ten Elements of Success


Rule Chapter 21 — Use of Controlled Substances for Treatment of Pain

Joint rule of Board of Osteopathic Licensure, Board of Licensure in Medicine, Board of Dental Examiners, Board of Nursing, & Board of Podiatric Medicine to...

StartYourRecovery.org

StartYourRecovery.org is a free, confidential resource developed with the input of leading clinicians, experts from the White House and SAMHSA, and people in recovery themselves....

Sublingual and Transmucosal Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder: Review and Update | SAMHSA

Gives an overview of data on the use of sublingual and transmucosal buprenorphine for the medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorder. Discusses the implications of...

Successfully Tapering Chronic Pain Patients’ Daily Opioid Use

Dr. Kristen Silvia discusses approaches to compassionately taper patients on high-dose opioids.

Conference Materials

2017 • Summit on Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorder

Embracing Substance Use Treatment and Recovery in Primary Care – A Community Approach

September 13, 2017 | Summit on Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorder: Embracing Substance Use Treatment and Recovery in Primary Care – A Community Approach...

Tapering and Discontinuing Opioids

This factsheet accompanies the 2010 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain. It was created to aid with treatment...

Conference Materials

2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

The Federal Response to the Opioid Crisis

Dr. Kimberly Johnson — Director of Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — discussed a number of...

The Snuggle ME Project: Embracing Drug Affected Babies and their Families in the First Year of Life to Improve Medical Care and Outcomes Maine


Treating Your Pain Without Opioids

This pamphlet contains information about treatment alternatives to prescription opioids.