Opioid Addiction Health Record Software
People with opioid addiction should keep health records to monitor their progress in recovery and identify potential triggers or patterns related to their addiction. A health journal can help them track symptoms associated with opioid withdrawal or cravings, as well as any adverse reactions to medications or treatments used in their recovery journey. Regularly recording their substance use, both the quantity and frequency, can aid in understanding their addiction patterns and progress in reducing opioid intake.
Lab tests can be documented to assess the impact of opioid use on their overall health, such as liver function tests or screening for infectious diseases. Additionally, they can track the effectiveness of any prescribed medications or therapies, documenting doctor visits and counseling sessions to evaluate the impact of interventions on their recovery journey.
Sample health journal entries that can be entered into Goopatient*:
Date: July 28, 2023
Felt a sense of accomplishment in maintaining sobriety for four days. Will continue engaging in counseling sessions and utilizing healthy coping mechanisms to manage #stress and #cravings.
Woke up feeling slightly anxious and experienced mild #muscle_aches, which might be related to #opioid withdrawal.
Identified that encountering a stressful situation at work triggered cravings for #opioids. Utilized coping strategies learned in counseling to manage cravings.
No opioids used today. Medication for #anxiety and #sleep support taken as prescribed.
Substance Use: Remained abstinent from #opioids for the fourth consecutive day.
#Liver_function test conducted as part of routine health check-up. Will receive results in a few days.
Attended counseling session at the addiction recovery center today. Discussed progress, challenges, and coping strategies with the counselor. #opioids
*These health records are not real, but compiled by Dr. Mike Stanton of the UCLA Health Center. The data that you put in Goopatient is totally private and stored only on your computer.