Community Pharmacotherapy Program

Community Program for Opioid Pharmacotherapy (CPOP)

The Community Pharmacotherapy Program (CPP) provides support, information, advice, training and resources for clients, pharmacists and medical practitioners involved in methadone and buprenorphine treatment for opioid dependence throughout WA.

CPP together with the Department of Health administer the clinical and regulatory controls which apply across the Program.

CPP can be contacted by phone: (08) 9219 1907 or fax: (08) 9471 0444, Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm (excepting public holidays).


The Community Pharmacotherapy Program also provides training and resources to medical practitioners and pharmacists who are, or wish to become, authorised to provide methadone and buprenorphine treatment. For more information visit this page.


A range of resources can be downloaded below:

Forms for CPOP Prescribers

Forms for CPOP Pharmacies

Audio-visual Resources

Management of Opioid Dependence in the Pharmacy I: MATOD and Buprenorphine (4 mins)

Management of Opioid Dependence in the Pharmacy II: Suboxone Dosing, Takeaways and Missed Doses (9 minutes)

Management of Opioid Dependence in the Pharmacy III: Administering Suboxone Doses (6 mins)

Guidance for the Administration of Sublocade (5 mins)

A Buvidal Administration demonstration video is available here. Please note this link will take you to an external website requiring registration. 

These videos have been provided for education purposes. Thank you to the creators for the use of these videos.

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