Fact sheets, tools, guidelines, and other resources for patients and providers related to substance use, misuse and abuse.
|Rule Governing the Prescribing of Opioids for Pain|
|SAMHSA Decisions in Recovery: Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder|
|Opioid Patient Information Sheet|
|University of Vermont College of Medicine Office of Primary care & Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program Chronic Pain Agreement|
*DISCLAIMER: This EXAMPLE Informed Consent is provided by the Vermont Department of Health provided as an information resource only and is not to be used or relied on for any treatment or legal purposes. This information is not intended to be patient education, does not create any patient-physician relationship, and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment. Nor does it constitute legal advice on the part of the State of Vermont. This information does not create an attorney-client relationship and is not a substitute for seek legal advice from an attorney or competent legal resource.
|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.|
|Opioid Guideline App||A free app designed to help providers apply the recommendations of CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain into clinical practice.|
|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.|