MAHEC has compiled a list of the best resources for pain management, safer opioid prescribing, and patient education to support your practice.*
These resources, used alone, do not satisfy the controlled-substance prescribing CME requirement set forth in
21 NCAC 32R .0101. For approved CME training, please visit our online course catalog.
Technical Assistance for Office-Based Opioid Treatment
MAHEC offers technical assistance for providers and practices that wish to implement office-based treatment with medication for opioid use disorder.
To learn more about MAHEC's one-on-one support, live videoconference training, linkage to SAMHSA's State Targeted Response Technical Assistance, and clinical shadowing opportunities, contact Elizabeth Flemming, LPC, at 828-257-4466 or Elizabeth.Flemming@mahec.net.
Overview and Guidelines for Providers
Emergency Department Opioid Treatment Pathway | North Carolina Healthcare Association
Opioid Taper Decision Tool | VA
Opioid Dose Calculator
Opioid Dose Calculator | Washington State Agency Medical Director's Group
Treatment Improvement Protocols
Additional Guidelines prepared by MAHEC
Agreement Form Samples
Medication-Assisted Treatment Training
MAT Policies, Procedures, and Resources Manual (MAHEC & NCDHHS)
Non-Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain
Opioids for Acute Pain: What You Need To Know | CDC
Opioids for Chronic Pain: What You Need To Know| CDC
The Danger of Addiction is Closer than You Think (Message to Parents) | Buncombe County HHS