Opioids: Professionals - Prescribers

The resources listed on this page are for people who prescribe opioids. 

Conferences and training workshops

Enhanced Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (ePDMP)


Medication-assisted treatment

TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder - Full Document (PDF) (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Naloxone information

Information from Surgeon General

Pain management tools

These resources are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Prescribing guidelines

Professional organizations

Screening tools

Smartphone applications


Treating pregnant women

Get qualified to prescribe buprenorphine

Information from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration on the waiver application and management process to prescribe or dispense buprenorphine for opioid dependency treatment. 


Related information


Last Revised: June 17, 2020