Published: September 2019
This brochure provides an overview of the Sequential Intercept Model (SIM). The SIM is a strategic planning tool that helps communities better understand the gaps and resources they have in helping those with mental illness or substance use disorders who are in the criminal justice system.
Published: October 2015
This brochure promotes awareness and prevention of HIV/AIDS among people living with substance use disorders. It explains the link between substance misuse and HIV/AIDS, underlines the importance of treatment, and offers a list of resources.
Published: August 2014
This brochure describes the stages of recovery from alcohol and drug misuse, and what to expect after leaving detoxification services. It offers guidance on adjusting to sobriety, and long-term recovery. The brochure also discusses legal issues, and lists resources.
This brochure is designed to help men deal with child abuse issues that might arise during treatment for substance use disorders. It defines child abuse, lists symptoms of abuse, and describes how counselors can help with coping and healing.
Published: June 2013
Gives patients information on buprenorphine and medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Describes addiction and withdrawal, how buprenorphine works, its proper use, its side effects, and how it fits with counseling in the recovery process.
Published: December 2012
This brochure gives practical advice to parents talking with teens about the dangers of prescription drug misuse, highlighting symptoms and risks.
This brochure describes for teens the dangers of misusing prescription drugs and over-the-counter drugs. It lists warning signs of prescription drug misuse, and offers advice on receiving help.
Published: September 2012
This brochure describes how alcohol and substance misuse affect the whole family, how substance use disorder treatment works, and how family interventions can be a first step to recovery.
Published: February 2012
This brochure provides a working definition and 10 guiding principles for recovery from mental illness and substance use disorders.
Published: April 2011
This brochure describes SAMHSA's free disaster technical assistance, training, and consultation efforts to help states, territories, tribes, and other disaster behavioral health providers plan for and respond effectively to mental health and substance use needs related to disaster events.
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