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Opioid treatment program: clinical guidelines for methadone and buprenorphine treatment (2006)

Author

New South Wales Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office

City

Sydney

Type

Report

Institution

NSW Department of Health

 

Description

These guidelines aim to provide information about the clinical practice for opioid treatment of heroin and other opioid dependence in New South Wales (NSW). The guidelines include information about:

The guidelines also incorporate policy and procedures developed through the National drug strategy.

Abstract adapted from NSW Department of Health

When to use this resource

These guidelines are best used in conjunction with other national and state documents that relate to the use of methadone, buprenorphine and buprenorphine plus naloxone, and that also deal with specific management situations such as withdrawal management.

Contact details

NSW Department of Health
73 Miller Street
North Sydney NSW 2060
Ph: (02) 9391 9000
Fax: (02) 9391 9101
TTY: (02) 9391 9900

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Last updated: 16 April 2014
 
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