Indian Health Service (IHS) Opioid Use Disorder and Pain

Link

https://www.ihs.gov/opioids/

Sponsoring Organization

Indian Health Service (IHS)

Description

Offers comprehensive information and resources on the use of prescription opioids, managing chronic pain, and opioid use disorder (OUD) for patients and providers, specifically for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities and Indian Health Service (IHS) providers. Includes online tools, technical assistance resources, guides, and training for patients and providers on topics such as opioid crisis data, opioid prevention, COVID-19 response and opioids, proper pain management, opioid prescribing/stewardship, maternal health, syringe services programs, naloxone use, child health and wellness, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), tele-MAT, trauma informed care, best practices, wellness courts, and training opportunities. Resource is an initiative of the IHS Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP).

Geographic Coverage

Nationwide

Topics

American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians • Emergency Medical Services • Harm Reduction • Health and Wellness • Health Education for Community and Patients • Healthcare Workforce • Infectious Diseases • Justice System • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) • Mental Health • Naloxone • Opioids • Overdose Prevention • Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing • Prevention • Recovery • Substance Use Disorder • Syringe Services Programs • Teleservices and Technology • Treatment • Women