40 pages. Evidence-Based Resource Guide Series. This guide examines emerging and best practices for initiating medication-assisted treatment in emergency departments. It also reviews the existing literature and science of the topic, identifies gaps in knowledge, and discusses challenges of implementation. Table of contents: Evidence-based resource guide series overview; issue brief; what research tells us; examples of emergency department programs; addressing myths to implementing evidence-based practices and programs; resources to support greater access to and effective use of medications for opioid use disorder in emergency departments. Also: buprenorphine, stigma, nalooxone, harm reduction, continuing care, .