Buprenorphine treatment for heroin addiction

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An example of a sample agreement/contract that provides detailed explanations of patient expectations, cooperation, and involvement in their treatment plan.
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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 document from NIDA discusses how heroin is abused, how it affects the brain, and adverse affects it has on health. Treatment options are also discussed, with information on methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone.
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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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This research report from NIDA - written in Spanish - discusses the scope of heroin use in the US, immediate and long term effects of heroin use, the medical complications of heroin use, how heroin abuse affects pregnant women, and more. It also discusses treatments for heroin addiction, including buprenorphine.
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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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This locator searches the public SAMHSA database of buprenorphine treatment providers, and provides additional information about the closest counselors/therapists and pharmacies that carry buprenorphine.
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The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)
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Search tool where a patient or physician can enter their zipcode and receive a listing of the closest buprenorphine counselors, pharmacies, treatment facilities, and support groups.
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The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)
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