Central Data Repository

A key finding from Governor Ivey’s Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council was the need to establish a Central Data Repository (CDR) so that all opioid data could be evaluated holistically. The CDR is meant to hold data and distribute

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Family and Friends

Understanding Addiction Many people don’t understand why or how other people become addicted to drugs. They may mistakenly think that those who use drugs lack moral principles or willpower and that they could stop their drug use simply by choosing

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Toolkits for Providers

Say This. Not That. Let’s end the cycle of stigma. Stop Judging. Start Healing. It’s okay to talk about it. Let’s face addiction together. One act of courage at a time. Courage for ALL Get smart about prescription drugs. My Smart Dose

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Teen Drug Abuse

Chances are good that even young teenagers will have heard about opioids and overdose deaths at some point.   It Feels So Bad: It Doesn’t Have To Provides information about alcohol and drug addiction to children whose parents or friends’

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Frequently Asked Questions

Prescription opioids are sometimes used to treat moderate-to-severe pain. Because prescription opioids have a number of serious side effects and risks, it is important for you to ask questions, learn more about opioids, and understand their risks. Make sure you’re

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Naloxone – Narcan Nasal Spray

Standing Order for Naloxone HB208 was signed into law in 2015 and provided immunity for prescribing and administering an opioid antagonist, such as naloxone. This is commonly known as a “Good Samaritan Law”. In 2016, HB379 was signed into law,

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Living with Chronic Pain

Living with chronic pain can be devastating, and effective pain management is important to getting your life back. It is essential that you and your doctor discuss treatment options, carefully considering all of the risks and benefits. Some medications, such

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SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit

Opioid Overdose Toolkit for first responders, treatment providers and those recovering from opioid overdose SAMHSA Opioid Overdose TOOLKIT: Five Essential Steps for First Responders Video Fentanyl: The Real Deal hosted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for

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Alabama’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) is a program developed to promote the public health and welfare by detecting diversion, abuse, and misuse of prescription medications classified as controlled substances under the Alabama Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Prescription Drug Monitoring

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Finding Help

ADMH Certified Substance Abuse Providers   Buprenorphine Treatment Practitioner Locator Find physicians authorized to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine by state. Select a state from the map or use the drop down lists to view all of the physicians certified

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