Provider Tools and Guides

MAT Provider Tools and Guides

Resource Name

Brief Description

TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) reviews the use of the three Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications used to treat opioid use disorder (OUD)—methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine—and the other strategies and services needed to support recovery for people with OUD.

National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use

This guideline by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) addresses all the FDA-approved medications available to treat addiction involving opioid use and opioid overdose - methadone, buprenorphine, naltrexone and naloxone - in a single document. It aims to help clinicians make evidence-based clinical decisions when prescribing pharmacotherapies to patients with opioid use disorder.

Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Pocket Guide

This guide is for physicians using medication-assisted treatment for patients with opioid use disorder. It discusses various types of approved medications, screening and assessment tools, and best practices for patient care.

ASAM Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine

The American Society of Addiction Medicine put together a webinar series to help build knowledge of the ASAM Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine document. The document was created to guide providers as they made decisions about drug testing. The webinar series features topics including talking about the process and settings for drug testing in addiction treatments, working with special populations, and principles and biological matrices in addiction treatment.