Videos address an array of topics including: stigma, engaging patients and treatment options.

  • Patient wants to stop taking buprenorphine
    Dr. Edwin Salsitz, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, speaks to a patient who has been on buprenorphine and has done well and now wants to taper off buprenorphine. They discuss the p …
  • Young adult seeking treatment after overdosing (Part 1)
    Pediatrician Timothy Brennan, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, conducts initial interview with patient who overdosed on heroin and has had little benefit from past treatment.
  • Young adult seeking treatment after overdosing (Part 2)
    Pediatrician Timothy Brennan, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, explains the different options available to a teenager who wants to use medication assisted treatment to stop taking …
  • Overcoming Barriers in Office-Based OUD Treatment (Part 1)
    Dr. Sanchit Maruti, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, talks with a primary care provider whose first attempt at offering opioid use disorder treatment did not go well.
  • Overcoming Barriers in Office-Based OUD Treatment (Part 2)
    Dr. Sanchit Maruti, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, explains to a physician good practices to follow when a healthcare clinic wants to treat patients with opioid use disorder.
  • How does buprenorphine work? (Part 1)
    Dr. John Mariani, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, discusses with a patient about buprenorphine to treat a patient’s heroin addiction with a patient.
  • How does buprenorphine work? (Part 2)
    Dr. John Mariani, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, gives a patient an idea of how she will feel once she begins taking buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
  • How does buprenorphine work? (Part 3)
    Dr. John Mariani, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, answers a patient’s question about how long she will have to take buprenorphine to treat her heroin addiction.
  • How does buprenorphine work? (Part 4)
    Dr. John Mariani, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, explains the difference between being on heroin or other opioids and taking buprenorphine, which is an opioid, to treat opioid us …
  • Dr. Sanchit Maruti on treatment in rural areas
    Dr. Sanchit Maruti , a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert,discusses how access to care is one of the largest barrier to treating addiction in rural areas.
  • Patients with OUD are patients
    Dr. Lipi Roy, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, urges healthcare providers to not be judgmental with patients who have a substance use order. Be aware of what is evidence-based trea …
  • Stigma and OUD
    Nurse Practitioner Vanessa Loukas, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, discusses the issue of stigma in treating patients with opioid use disorder—from the patients to the providers w …
  • Medications: Isn’t just replacing one drug with another?
    Dr. Hillary Kunins, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, discusses the incorrect notion that treating an addiction patient with medication is simply exchanging one drug with another. P …
  • How to remain optimistic when treating addiction
    Dr. John Mariani, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, discusses the importance of remaining optimistic and not getting discourage when treating a patient with an addiction.
  • How can you not treat a patient with opioid use disorder?
    Pediatrician Dr. Timothy Brennan, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, talks about the importance of primary care providers in treating patients with opioid use disorder.
  • Quick overview of medications for treating OUD
    Dr. Sanchit Maruti, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, gives a quick primer on the medications used to treat opioid use disorder.
  • Uncomfortable treating patients with OUD?
    Dr. Sanchit Maruti, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, addresses the concerns providers have that they will be overwhelmed in their practice if they begin treating patients for opioi …
  • OUD: Patients Can and Do Recover
    Dr. Hillary Kunins, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, encourages clinicians to think of substance use disorder like any other disease, such as diabetes. Patients do recover and do e …
  • The benefits of naloxone
    Dr. Hillary Kunis, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, explains the benefits of naloxone, a medication that can immediately revive a person who has overdosed on an opioid.
  • How does injection naltrexone work? (Part 1)
    Dr. Mariani, a Providers Clinical Support System Clinical expert, explains to a patient the benefits of injectable naltrexone to treat opioid use disorder.