University of Wisconsin–Madison


Identifying and removing barriers to treatment

The use of medication, in combination with counseling and other supports, is widely recognized as an effective way to treat substance use disorders.

Organizations that endorse use of medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorders include:

Buprenorphine is one of the medications approved by the U.S. Federal Drug Administration for treatment of opioid use disorders.

The NIATx Buprenorphine Implementation Toolkit provides an overview of how organizations can use NIATx practices and tools to implement or improve a buprenorphine treatment program.


Updated 10/16/20