Note: Some information may be out of date. Last updated 2019
Patient Guide: Detecting Opioid Use Disorder
Healthcare providers screen their patients for possible opioid use problems by asking questions, doing lab tests, and completing a physical exam. If the screening is positive, they look further to determine if patients have opioid use disorder.
- The signs and symptoms that may indicate opioid use disorder
- How your provider establishes whether you have opioid use disorder
- How your provider supports your motivation to succeed in a buprenorphine treatment program