New Guidelines for Treatment of OUD

DHCS Announcement: Updated Guidelines for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder 

“The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) released a focused update to the National Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in 2020. The updated guideline is intended to inform and empower clinicians, health system administrators, criminal justice system administrators, and policymakers who are interested in implementing evidence-based practices to improve outcomes for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD).  

ASAM has developed several important quick-reference tools to assist with the implementation of the new recommendations:

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