Opioid Prescribing & Chronic Pain


Learning Resources:

QC Web Page: Opiod Addiction Prevention/Treatment and Chronic Pain Treatment Tools for Clinicians

A one-stop-shop for providers seeking practical information and tools for responding to Maine's opioid crisis.


Programs and Projects:

Caring for ME

A partnership with the Maine Medical Association to support opioid addiction and overdose prevention efforts; maintain a compassionate and trauma-informed approach to chronic pain management; improve the safety of opioid prescribing; appropriately diagnose addiction when it exists; and improve access to effective treatments for patients with substance use disorder. 

Improving Medication Assisted Treatment in Primary Care

A project to train and support primary care providers in establishing and sustaining MAT for patients experiencing substance use disorder

Maine Chronic Pain Collaborative

A program to train and support primary care providers seeking evidence-based techniques and protocols for managing chronic pain.