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Opioids & Substitution Therapy

Pharmaceutical Management: Opioids


Government of Canada: About Opioids

•    Information about opioids, effects of opioids, problematic use, overdose, and help for substance use disorder

 

Addiction Guide: Painkiller Abuse

•    Learn about painkillers can be abused, health risks, and treatment options 

 

Canadian Opioid and Opioid Agonist Guidelines


The 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain (PDF)
 

Alberta Methadone Maintenance Treatment: Standards and Guidelines for Dependence (PDF)

Opioid Substitution Therapy
Opioid agonist treatments, such as methadone, buprenorphine, and Suboxone, replace prescription opioid pain medications, heroin, and street opioids. 

 

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: Buprenorphine/Naloxone for Opioid Dependence (PDF)
 

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: Methadone Maintenance Treatment Client Handbook (PDF)