Change the Script
LET’S CHANGE THE SCRIPT.
We all know that drugs such as opioids are destroying people’s lives.
Change the Script aims to connect people who are affected by the crisis: healthcare professionals, treatment professionals, friends and family, and the public. By providing resources, Change the Script, will help rewrite the story about how we deal with this issue.
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Research & Statistics
- NIDA Information for Researchers
Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.
- Opioids and Adolescents
- Prescription Opioid Addiction Treatment Study (POATS)
Treatment Strategies for Prescription Opioid Dependence is a package of tools and training resources for substance use disorders treatment providers.
PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
- SAMHSA Data
This site includes data on drug abuse. Searchable by an A-Z list of topics.
- The Researched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS®) System
The Researched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS®) System is a prescription drug abuse, misuse and diversion surveillance system that collects timely product-and geographically-specific data.
3 KEY FACTS ABOUT OPIOIDS
- Knowledge is power. The more you know about opioids the better. Because you can do more for anyone who is struggling with them.
- People crisis need support. People addicted to opioids have a serious medical condition that requires understanding.
- Opioid misuse is a medical condition that requires medical solutions. Talk to your doctor openly and honestly. He or she can help with different approaches to managing pain, treatment options, and medical planning.