Opioid Stewardship in the Indian Health Service (IHS)
Indian Health Service (IHS)
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, proper pain management, opioid prescribing/stewardship, culturally appropriate practices, maternal health, harm reduction, naloxone use, child health and wellness, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), tele-MAT, trauma-informed care, best practices, supportive services, wellness courts, and training opportunities. Resource is an initiative of the IHS Alcohol and Substance Abuse Branch (ASAB).
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