Opioid use disorders in primary care: Resources
Curated resource collections
The toolkit covers prescribing opioids to treat chronic non-cancer pain in people who are at risk of addiction. Includes links to clinical tools.
The Opioid Resource Hub (ORH or "The Hub"), a project that focuses on opioid awareness, treatment solutions, and education.
This page contains links to information and resources (e.g., news articles, tools, websites, etc.) related to opioid overdose prevention, treatment for opioid addiction, harm reduction programs, etc
The information in this section has been compiled from external sources to promote awareness and support health care professionals (including physicians, dentists, pharmacists and nurses) to appropriately prescribe and dispense prescription opioids as well as methadone and buprenorphine treatment to patients.
Opioid overdose and naloxone
- 5 steps to save a life
- Pharmacist’s checklist for naloxone training – Ampule
- Pharmacist’s checklist for naloxone training – vial
Supervised injection sites
Standards and guidelines
2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Pain (National Pain Centre, McMaster University , 2017)
Health Quality Ontario – Quality Standards
Opioid Use Disorder : Care for People 16 Years of Age and Older
Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain: Care for People 15 Years of Age and Older