Published: November 2017
The Rx Pain Medications. Know the Options. Get the Facts. is a series of 13 fact sheets designed to increase awareness of the risks associated with prescription opioid use and misuse, as well as to educate patients who are prescribed opioids for pain about the risks and to provide resources on methods for alternative pain management. This particular fact sheet focuses on the importance of properly storing medication in the home to avoid accidental ingestion by children.
Published: December 2016
This handbook provides guidance on using the web-based, multimedia tool Decisions in Recovery: Medications for Opioid Addiction. This handbook and the web-based tool offers information about medication-assisted treatment. Both resources help people living with opioid use disorder compare treatment options and discuss their preferences with a provider.
Published: October 2016
This hepatitis C education training guide provides counselors and other clinical staff with a scripted plan to use with patients and their families in behavioral health treatment.
Published: September 2015
This advisory provides information about screening for Hepatitis C. It defines Hepatitis C and discusses its prevalence and transmission. The advisory also describes methods for treatment, testing, and counseling.
Published: February 2015
This fact sheet highlights the extent of hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV among American Indians and Alaska Natives. It reviews the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options for each condition, as well as describes who should get tested for HCV and HIV, and how often.
Published: July 2014
This comic book presents basic information about hepatitis C for people living with mental illness or substance use disorders. It uses plain language and a simple cartoon style to explain what hepatitis C is, how to avoid it, the screening process, and treatment options.
Published: November 2013
This quick guide helps clinicians address viral hepatitis when working with people living with substance use disorders. It covers hepatitis prevention, screening, treatment, and service coordination, and guides administrators on how to add or improve hepatitis services.
Published: January 2013
This fact sheet offers self-help tips for coping after a traumatic event. It discusses the long-term impact of trauma, including personal uncertainties, family relationship changes, work disruptions, and financial concerns.
Published: December 2011
This manual assists behavioral health professionals who treat people living with substance use disorders in understanding the implications of a hepatitis diagnosis. It discusses screening and referrals, and explains how to evaluate a program's hepatitis practices. Access the literary review.
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