SAMHSA issues guidelines for opioid treatment programs
Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment Programs
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
This document provides updated guidelines for the operation of opioid treatment programs (OTPs). It covers patient assessment, treatment planning, medication-assisted treatment (methadone and buprenorphine), overdose and relapse prevention, and recovery care.
Click HERE to download the 82-page handbook of current treatment recommendations.