Patients use, misuse, and abuse alcohol
and other substances.
These patients can be helped. They often aren't.
They often aren't, because they simply are not asked.
SBIRT@IU is a system-wide effort to improve detection and intervention with these patients. More »
SAMHSA releases Clinical Use of Extended-Release Injectable Naltrexone in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders: A Brief Guide
Brief guide offers guidance on the use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) with extended-release injectable naltrexone for the treatment of an opioid use disorder. Covers patient assessment, initiating MAT, monitoring progress, and deciding when to end treatment. The profile of opioid misuse and opioid use disorder in the United States… Read More»
Opioid Prescribing Requirements: Rule 6 of the Indiana Standards of Professional Conduct and Competent Practice of Medicine
The actual rule as adopted in the standards for medical professionals sets forth requirements for managing chronic pain patients and the prescription of opioid controlled substances. A PDF of the published rule may be found as part of this standards document online at the state. Rule 6. Opioid Prescribing Requirements… Read More»
So, add another bolt to our behavioral change quiver…. Did you know Meth use can increase risk of Parkinson’s Disease? By itself, this might not change a patient’s behavior, but every little bit helps. And, we can never be sure what little nugget of information will make the difference for… Read More»
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We are here to help. Because here at IU, We Ask Everyone.