New Queensland Opioid Dependence Treatment Guidelines
Jul 28, 2023
This week Queensland Health have released the " Queensland Opioid Dependence Treatment Guidelines 2023”. These clinical guidelines update the Queensland Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Dependence: Clinical Guidelines (2018), and the Long-acting injection buprenorphine in the treatment of opioid dependence – Queensland Clinical Guidelines 2019. The guide covers the topics of Opioid dependence and the different treatment options including psychosocial support and psychotherapeutic interventions, withdrawal, medication assisted interventions and planning for discontinuation. There is also information provided on the Queensland Opioid Treatment Program (QOTP).
Download the “Queensland Opioid Dependence Treatment Guidelines 2023” (2.3MB PDF)