Florida’s State Opioid Response Project
The Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association (FADAA) provides trainings and resources on substance use and mental health, including prevention, treatment and recovery of opioid use disorders. The Resource Center features a calendar of upcoming trainings, information on emerging trends and a library of recorded trainings and presentations.
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA-approved medications (Buprenorphine, Methadone and Naltrexone), in combination with counseling and behavioral health therapies for the treatment of opioid use disorders (OUD). Funded by DCF, the MAT Prescriber Mentoring project is a collaborative partnership which deploys expert physicians to train and advise healthcare professionals on the use of MAT as an evidence-based best practice for treating OUD.
Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) Mentoring Program is a national network of trained clinicians with expertise in addiction and pain management aimed at improving health professionals’ confidence and skills in preventing, identifying, and treating substance use disorders using evidence-based practices. PCSS provides one-on-one guidance via email, phone, or in person.
Find practitioners authorized to treat opioid dependency.
Find programs to treat opioid use disorders.
This website provides resources for treatment of substance use disorders and information on how to recognize an overdose. The Naloxone Locator is a tool used to find free naloxone kits, including Narcan®, for individuals that are at risk of experiencing an opioid overdose and to friends/family that may witness an opioid overdose. When administered in time, naloxone saves lives by reversing an opioid overdose.