Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Resources

Thank you for visiting this webpage, these interactive resources were cultivated by the OCPhA legislative committee in collaboration with the event planning committee for the Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Advocacy and CE event. It was our goal to use this resource to highlight literature and tools available to empower pharmacy practitioners to raise awareness of pharmacists’ role in combating the opioid epidemic and support clinical decision-making for MOUD treatment. We hope through this resource the impact of the event will endure past its specified date.

Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Resources

Background Information

Recognition of Treatment Barriers

OUD / SUD treatment Options + Dosing Information

* Recommend making a free AAPP account to access most recent versions of toolkits as they are often updated

Resources for Harm Reduction

Helpful Websites for OUD 

Legislation regarding MAT/MOUD

Attempted Legislation                             

  • Assembly Bill (AB) – 1288: Prohibits the use of prior authorization requirements for several medications related to the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) and alcohol use disorder (AUD) – Vetoed 10/08/23

Currently in the pipeline

  • Assembly Bill (AB) -1060: Healthcare service plan coverage of naloxone hydrochloride.
  • Assembly Bill (AB) -19: School districts, county offices of education, and charter schools may provide emergency naloxone hydrochloride or other opioid antagonists to school nurses or trained personnel for emergency medical aid.
  • Assembly Bill (AB) -234: Stadiums, concert venues, and amusement parks shall maintain unexpired doses of naloxone hydrochloride or other opioid antagonists on their premises.
  • Assembly Bill (AB) – 24: Requires bars, gas stations, public libraries, or residential hotels of certain areas to maintain opioid antagonist kits in areas readily accessible only by employees.

Recent Legislation

Thank you for visiting this webpage, these interactive resources were cultivated by the OCPhA legislative committee in collaboration with the event planning committee for the Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Advocacy and CE event. It was our goal to use this resource to highlight literature and tools available to empower pharmacy practitioners to raise awareness of pharmacists’ role in combating the opioid epidemic and support clinical decision-making for MOUD treatment. We hope through this resource the impact of the event will endure past its specified date.