Minnesota Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)
The PMP collects data on prescriptions for controlled substances and monitors their use in order to detect diversion, abuse and misuse. By law, pharmacies and other prescription drug dispensers are required to enter data into the system whenever certain substances are given to patients. Physicians can access the data via a secure online system.
Below are several educational resources on prescription opioids.
Below are resources to assist physicians in providing medication-assisted treatment for their patients.
Minnesota Department of Health
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
The BMP offers guidelines to physicians for the use of controlled substances.
Federation of State Medical Boards
American Medical Association
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ICSI Guidelines and Protocol
Heroin and Prescription Painkillers: A Toolkit for Community Action - Hazelden