Resources for Patients and Providers

Fact sheets, tools, guidelines, and other resources for patients and providers related to substance use, misuse and abuse.

For Patients
Patient education resources
Information to Give to Opioid Patients

 

For Providers
provider resources
Rule Governing the Prescribing of Opioids for Pain
SAMHSA Decisions in Recovery: Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Information to Give to Opioid Patients
University of Vermont College of Medicine Office of Primary care & Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program Chronic Pain Agreement
Morphine Milligram Equivalent Calculators
Calculating Total Daily Dose of Opioids for Safer Dosage A CDC table for manual calculations for common prescriptions
Ohio's Automated Rx Reporting System Online Calculator  
OpioidCalc A free app from the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene for prescribers to help identify patients' risk for overdose
DISCLAIMER: The links to morphine milligram equivalent calculators are placed here for the convenience of prescribers, dispensers, and patients. The State of Vermont did not design and does not maintain these calculators nor make any representation as to their accuracy. Relevant rules do not require the use of these, or any other, calculator. It is the responsibility of the prescriber to confirm calculations and to adhere to the limits imposed by any relevant rule or law and to exercise clinical judgement consistent with the standard of care.

 

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