Resources for improving clinical practice can be found below.
Find treatment for substance use disorder and mental illness, as well as crisis and helpline numbers and information on treatment options.
Naloxone Badge Buddy
Click here to download and print this naloxone information sheet that can be affixed to your ID badge. Quickly reference criteria for prescribing naloxone and calculate Morphine Milligram Equivalents for your patients with this helpful tool created by the UT Center for Health Communication.
“Naloxone for Patients” educational packet
A simple three-page handout for healthcare providers whose patients may be at risk of an opioid overdose. Written in accurate and approachable language, this handout helps you assess the appropriateness of prescribing naloxone and educate your patients on its use. This tool addresses risk factors for opioid overdose, when naloxone is needed, the different formulations of naloxone a patient might receive and how to use them, as well as key points for people who distribute or use naloxone — such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals.
Prescribe to Prevent
Access free resources for improving clinical practice around prescribing opioids and identifying and treating opioid use disorder.
This free toolkit for health care professionals helps identify and address stigma surrounding opioid use disorder and ensure the delivery of equitable and compassionate health care for all patients living with opioid addiction.
Learn about free X-waiver training for prescribers, funding to help patients afford medication for opioid use disorder, opioid use disorder treatment networks across Texas and more.
Texas Overdose Prevention Legislation Fact Sheet
Get fast facts on legislative efforts regarding opioid overdose prevention in Texas, including SB 1462, which expanded access to naloxone in Texas and helps ensure that the people who need it most will have it.