The resources offered in this section may be useful for helping you or someone you care about receive treatment for opioid dependence.


Whether your first concern is how to find a doctor, how to talk to others about opioid dependence or even if dependence is likely, the information available here can help.

In addition to the information available on, the following websites may also be of assistance:

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is a nonprofit coalition of communication, health, medical and educational professionals working to reduce illicit drug use and help people live healthy, drug-free lives.

Learn about Reckitt Benckiser support of Drug-Free America and download a patient brochure.

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) offers additional information on buprenorphine including information in Spanish.

The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT) is a site designed to educate the public about the disease of opioid dependence and the buprenorphine treatment option.

Physician Clinical Support System (PCSS) was created to assist physicians in incorporating into their practices the treatment of prescription opioid and heroin dependent patients using buprenorphine.

The Medical Assisted Treatment site is to raise awareness and understanding of substance abuse, the problems it creates, and the ways to deal with these problems.

Suboxone Assisted Treatment, a subsidiary of Medical Assisted Treatment of America caters mainly to the present and future medication—assisted treatment patients, family members, friends and other medical personnel that may need information and assistance.