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Opioids - Client Resources

These resources describe some of the interactions between opioids and commonly prescribed mental health medications. Opioids include prescription drugs such as tramadol and fentanyl and also include illicit drugs such as heroin. The information provided in these resources is general only and we encourage you to speak with a health professional to discuss more detailed interactions. 

Let us know if you have ever experienced different interactions, as this may inform future iterations of these resources.


Opioids and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medication (Stimulants)

Opioids and Atypical Antipsychotics

Opioids and Benzodiazepines

Opioids and Lithium

Opioids and Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)

Opioids and Mood Stabilisers

Opioids and Noradrenergic & Specific Serotonergic Antidepressants (NaSSAs)

Opioids and Serotonin-Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs)

Opioids and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)

Opioids and Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs) 

Opioids and Typical Antipsychotics