Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Centers
CORE PRINCIPLES FOR MATERNAL NEONATAL CARE
California Statewide Opioid Safety Workgroup Action Notice (November 2019)
Your Pain Is Real. So Are the Risks.
Solano County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Solano County Behavioral Health – Resource Guide
Solano County Behavioral Health Resources
Provider References and Resources
SAMHSA-MAT Certification and training Programs ( How to become X-waivered)
The California Substance Abuse Line (For physicians, nurses, and other clinicians)
DHCS-California MAT Expansion Project Resources
UC Davis Health-Project ECHO
SAMHA-FREE MAT Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Pocket Guide
CHCF-MAT Webinar Training Series
DHCS-Treatment Services Locator
CDPH-Directory of Syringe Services Programs in California
California’s Approach to the Opioid Epidemic
Drug Safe Solano in the News
Event: Presentation: Opioid Epidemic in Solano County
Press Release: Opioid Safety Coalition Forms in Solano County
What America Got Wrong About Opioid Crisis
Opioid Treatment Is Used Vastly More in States That Expanded Medicaid
Opioid Epidemic Hits Home
Drug Safe Solano Holds Opioid Awareness Presentations At Vacaville Library
First anniversary celebration of the Drug Safe Coalition set for Monday
Solano Marks First Anniversary of Opioid Coalition
Opioids in the News
Maternal Opioid Deaths
Plays several important roles in the brain and body. One of its roles is the motivational component of a person’s reward-motivated behavior. Many addictive drugs increase dopamine levels but then drop the levels to below normal when the drug wears off.
Combines counseling and/or behavioral therapy and medications to treat substance use disorders in a “whole person” approach.Methadone
Medication that lessens the painful side effects of opioid by blocking the euphoric effects of opioids; can be addictive as well.Naloxone/Narcan (NALX)
Medication that can safely be administered via injection or nasal spray that can stop and reverse an overdose of opioids by blocking the effects of the opioid to the body.Opioids
Both illicit (illegal) and prescription drugs can be opioids. Prescription Opioid drugs are used to treat moderate to severe pain. Examples of opioids include drugs hydrocodone/Vicodin; Oxymorphine/Opana; Methadone; fentanyl; morphine, codeine, oxycodone/OxyContin; heroin.
Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)
A combination of two previously known disorders (Opioid Abuse and Opioid Dependence). It is defined as a problematic pattern of opioid use that leads to serious impairment or distress.
An opioid overdose occurs when too much of the drug gets to the brain and disrupts the brain’s drive to breathe. Overdose can lead to multiple health issues and/or death.
Written order for medication authorized by a medical professional (i.e., doctor, dentist, etc.).
A state of being that occurs when a person with a substance abuse disorder discontinues the substance. Withdrawal has both physical and emotional symptoms.