Applying Principles of Harm Reduction to Opioid Use Disorder
Taking a patient-first approach goes a long way in developing a strong, trusting relationship with your patients—especially in the setting of substance use disorders. Patients need to know that you are on their side and able to support—not judge—them on their road to recovery and remission. In this commentary, a social worker provides tips on how to use harm reduction strategies to support your patients with opioid use disorder.
Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC, and in partnership with the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management, Practicing Clinicians Exchange, and ProCE.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see this link for a listing of REMS Program Companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the FDA
Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies
Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Practicing Clinicians Exchange
Jennifer Sorensen, MSW, LSW, CPRS, CPS, DRCC
Jennifer Sorensen, MSW, LSW, CPRS, CPS, DRCC has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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