Resource Center: Patient education materials

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The Free Drug Card Program was developed to help uninsured and under insured Americans afford their prescription needs. It offers a free Prescription Drug Card that can be taken to a pharmacy to lower prescription drug costs.
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FreeDrugCard.US
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This newsletter article from NAABT.org lists and describes 15 ways patients can save money on buprenorphine treatment.
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The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)
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Patient Handouts: 
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Ofrece información a los pacientes sobre la buprenorfina y los tratamientos con ayuda de medicamentos para tratar la adicción a los opioides, y también decribe la adicción y los síntomas del síndrome de abstinencia. Además, explica cómo funciona la buprenorfina, su uso apropiado, sus efectos secundarios y cómo se la utiliza en conjunto con la consejería en el proceso de recuperación.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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This patient booklet is free to download from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It gives patients information on buprenorphine and medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Describes addiction and withdrawal, how buprenorphine works, its proper use, its side effects, and how it fits with counseling in the recovery process.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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A 585 page report by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse document the evidence defining and describing the disease of addiction/risky substance use. It describes the need for and effectiveness of wide screening and interventions treatment and disease management tools and therapies as well as the populations in greatest need of therapies. The barriers to treatment, training and education gaps, and consequences and costs of inadequate prevention and treatment are all described. Finally, profound gaps between those who need treatment and those who receive quality care are described.
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National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
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Describes programs to dispose of unused pain medications and other prescription medications.
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FDA
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A Campaign to teach individuals and doctors about the risk of death by overdose common in chronic pain patients. Sponsored by Life Source.
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Zero Unintentional Deaths
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discount card for suboxone film strip
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Suboxone
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Patient information sheet on Bunavail Buccal Film
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FDA
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Patient information sheet on Zubsolv Sublingual Tablet
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FDA
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