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Explore our content library with the many resources developed throughout our work on the HEALing Communities Study in Kentucky (HCS-KY).  Clicking on links will open new tabs or downloads for each resource.  To find out additional details about each resource, please visit our "I want to..."  pages emphasizing actionable steps and resources to address opioid use disorder (OUD).  Also note that HCS-KY has created numerous educational videos that are not individually listed here. To access these resources, please see our educational videos page.

Additionally, we wish to acknowledge the participation of the HCS communities, community coalitions, Community Advisory Boards, and state government officials who partnered with us on this study.


Back pain instructions flyer

Benzodiazepines and sedatives flyer

Chronic pain interventions pocket guide for providers

Delta-8 THC flyer

Detention center sample request for proposal (RFP) language for MOUD treatment integration

Detention center sample buprenorphine workflow using contracted medical provider

Detention center sample long-acting injectable buprenorphine workflow using community medical provider

Dental pain management pocket card

Dental patient instructions 

Digital health tools for OUD flyer

Drug disposal pocket card

Emergency department sample buprenorphine initiation protocol

Expansion of medication for OUD in the criminal legal system toolkit

Fentanyl myths and facts flyer

Fentanyl myths and facts video

Grant writing brochure

How to submit public comments on Kentucky administrative regulations

Ibogaine myths and facts flyer

Initiating buprenorphine in the emergency department FAQ

Kentucky opioid overdose prevention and education network (KY-OPEN) videos access

Kratom flyer

Kratom video

Managing pain in primary care guide

Medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) educational flyer

Medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) in pregnancy myths and facts flyer

Medication for opioid use disorder linkage and retention: Care navigator training manual

Medications for opioid use disorder linkage and retention: Recovery coach training manual

Methadone myths and facts flyer for clients

Methadone myths and facts flyer for professionals

Methadone myths and facts video

Naloxone prescribing patient education pocket card for providers

Naloxone protocol steps

Naloxone vending machines overview

Navigating buprenorphine in the pharmacy flyer

Opioid safety patient flyer (English)

Opioid safety patient flyer (Spanish)

Opioid safety: Pharmacy at the forefront - a guide for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

Opioid taper monitoring pocket guide for providers

Overdose education and naloxone distribution outreach manual

Overdose education and naloxone distribution outreach manual - Spanish Version

Pharmacy "did you know" postcards regarding opioid related prescriptions

Re-thinking opioids: Best practices for dental pain management guide for dentists & oral surgeons

Safe disposal flyer

Scaling up OEND in Kentucky: A hub with many spokes model 

Sprains and strains instructions for providers to prescribe to patients

Stimulants myths and facts flyer

Sublocade Quick Guide

Tips for talking about naloxone pocket card

Unbranded resource guide template

Xylazine myths and facts flyer