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Opioid Abuse Provider Resources

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Opioid Abuse Provider Resources

University Health is committed to stopping the misuse of prescription opioids. Along with Bexar County and the City of San Antonio, University Health founded the Joint Opioid Task Force, co-chaired by Dr. Bryan Alsip, executive vice president and chief medical officer. The Task Force is dedicated to finding locally-relevant, evidence-based solutions to the problem of opioid misuse and overdose.

Below are resources for health care professionals, including guidelines and best practices, training opportunities, facts and other useful information.


Trends and statistics
  • Texas Drug Trends 2017 — University of Texas at Austin Hicks School of Social Work
  • Texas School Survey — Up to 2016. Includes surveys of school-age children by public health region (San Antonio is Region 8). Includes heroin and prescription drug abuse questions. DSHS
Training and guideline apps for providers
  • MATx — Mobile app to support medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorder (SAMHSA)
  • CDC Opioid Guideline Mobile App — prescribing guidelines (CDC). Download below.

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