Welcome to the Patient Education Hub!  We understand the value of having access to free, credible health resources with the click of the button, and we hope you can find what you’re looking for here.

You’ll find resources such as videos, whiteboard animations, infographics, patient stories, information about your disease, frequently asked questions, questions to ask your healthcare provider and more that pertain specifically to your health concerns. It is our goal to provide you with the tools to have informed discussions with your healthcare provider about your condition, treatment plan, and ways you can promote a healthy lifestyle that improves your health outcomes.

If there are specific resources you are looking for that are not listed here, please feel free to contact us for help by emailing questions@cmeoutfitters.com.

An Animated Look at Acute and Chronic Pain Pathways Download the Animation Guide here (PDF)

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Understanding Pain Pathways

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Your Pain Management Journey: Your Pharmacist as a Go-To Resource

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Did you know pharmacists can be an excellent resource on pain management and treatment plans?

Pharmacists are a go-to resource for pain management education helping patients and caregivers explore non-pharmacological options that can work alongside prescribed and over-the-counter medications. In this CMEOCast podcast episode, expert pharmacists discuss the ways pharmacists can be a resource for patients, including screening tools, opioid overdose information, emergency naloxone, and even referral for additional services.

A Way Forward: How Naloxone Saves Lives from Opioid Overdose

Increasing access to naloxone is essential to reducing overdose mortality. Strategies for increasing access must be thoughtfully developed and deployed to ensure that naloxone is available to any at-risk individual—whether that be an individual with chronic pain or someone with a substance use disorder—without the burden of stigma or judgement. CMEO convened an expert panel led by Dr. Mark Gold to discuss barriers and opportunities for distribution of naloxone to those at risk for overdose in the community. This white paper, A Way Forward: How Naloxone Saves Lives from Opioid Overdose reviews the data used by the panelists to establish their positions and recommendations for the way forward.

Opioid Resources
Understanding Addiction

Understanding the Addicted Brain: An Augmented Reality Tour

The Addiction Policy Forum is a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating addiction as a major health problem. Our national headquarters are located in Washington, DC with resources and services in every state.

Why are Drugs So Hard to Quit?

The Disease Model of Addiction

About Prevention

What is Prevention?

The Role of Genetics

The Role of the Community

Naloxone Toolkit

Naloxone Administration

Naloxone Facts

Addiction & the Brain