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Discover NIDAMED's tools and resources for physicians, patients, medical school faculty and students.


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  • NIDA Centers of Excellence (CoE) for Physician Information: Preparing medical students and physicians for the challenge of identifying and treating patients at risk for drug abuse.
    Choose curricula based on:
    Topic Learner Population Format CoE
  • Opioid and Pain Management CMEs - Featuring videos that model effective communication, courses provide guidance for screening pain patients before prescribing and identifying when patients are abusing their medications.  Accreditation through Medscape Education
  • Addiction Performance Project: A CME & CE program is part of NIDA's outreach to practicing health professionals and those in training

    Addiction Performance Project


Why Physicians Should Screen Their Patients (1:08)

What physicians Should Know About Addiction and Recovery: Cliff

How NMASSIST Can Help Guide Physicians Through the Screening Process (0:42)

The Most Important Things I've Learned Through Addiction and Recovery: Rhonda

NIDA’s Addiction Performance Project–What’s It All About?

    Looking for Treatment?

    Use the SAMHSA Treatment Locator or 1-800-662-HELP.

    eNIDA. eTool Innovations for Provider Education. Drug Screening Tool
    Easy-to-read drug facts site: easyread.drugabuse.gov

    Prescription Drug Abuse

    Medicine Abuse Project - Drugfee.org
    Learn what you can do to
    prevent medicine abuse at

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    Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask

    Offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program.

    Blending Initiative

    Formed with SAMHSA to reduce the gap between research results and treatment.