This issue includes information about medicines to treat opioid use disorder, discharge management plans, and how to use medicine for recovery.
Detox is a type of treatment for addiction to help you get off drugs or alcohol in a safe environment.
A halfway house is a home in the community for people who are recently recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction.
Medication-assisted treatment uses medicine and therapy to help you recover from addiction to opioids.
Outpatient services are a good place to start when you think you need help for a drug or alcohol addiction.
Recovery support services help you talk to someone who has experience with drug or alcohol addiction.
Rehabilitation or "rehab" helps you get 24-hour care for drug or alcohol addiction in a safe environment.
Centers of Excellence are a system of health care providers who can help you get treatment for an opioid addiction.
Naloxone is a medicine that you can give someone to prevent an opioid overdose.
View a toolkit that has safety advice about opioids and overdose.