For Your Patients

As of December 29, 2022, clinicians are no longer required to obtain a DATA waiver (X-waiver) to prescribe buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder. Visit the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website for more information about the removal of the DATA waiver requirement.

Share educational materials on addiction and substance use with your patients and their families.

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General Drug Facts & Information about Addiction

Specialized Resources

Addiction Treatment
Special Populations

For Older Adults

For Teens

  • Mind Matters Series – English and Spanish pamphlets that can help middle school-aged students understand the effects and consequences drug use has on the brain and body.
  • Opioid Facts for Teens
  • Parents and teens can visit the Drugged Driving page to learn more about its severity, relevant stats, and steps to prevent it.
  • Tips for Teens – Fact sheets from the SAMHSA are specifically designed for teens; and address the risks, statistics, and myths about various substances that teens may use.

For Parents

  • E-Cigarettes – Quick facts and resources about E-Cigarettes from AAP.