Opioid Use Disorder & Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
Presenter(s): Mandy Owens, PhD, UW Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute (ADAI)
Date: November 2020
The first module in this training provides a brief introduction to opioid use disorder and medications for opioid use disorder. This module is intended for a jail staff audience, including corrections officers. It discusses: the important distinction between opioid dependence and opioid use disorder; the three FDA-approved medications, methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone; and common concerns related to medications for opioid use disorder.
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