Published: January 2021
This Advisory, based on TIP 49, Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice, focuses on medication and related treatment decisions made after screening and assessment for AUD, and medically supervised withdrawal, if necessary. Alcohol consumption should not stop abruptly in those patients who have consumed alcohol regularly over a prolonged period of time. This Advisory is meant as an overview of AUD medications to facilitate abstinence.
This Advisory is based on Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) 21, Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice. It discusses the development of the counseling competencies and the validated research on which they are based, provides a simplified overview of their structure and the elements of a typical competency, and outlines how these competencies are changing the field of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment nationwide. The Advisory also addresses the critical role of cultural competency.
Based on Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 41, Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy, this Advisory provides an overview of goals, processes, group-specific approaches, resources, and common elements that support favorable outcomes in group therapy.
Published: November 2020
This guide reviews interventions for people living with substance use and mental disorders who are at risk for or living with HIV. Selected interventions are in alignment with goals of the federal “Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America” (EHE) initiative.
Published: October 2020
This tip sheet describes common reactions after pandemics and other disasters and suggests ways to cope. It also covers financial stress and signs of the urgent need for mental health assistance and lists sources of help and support.
This fact sheet provides parents, caregivers, and teachers with strategies for helping children manage their stress during an infectious disease outbreak. It describes potential reactions among youth and the support adults can provide to help them.
Esta hoja informativa ofrece a los padres, cuidadores y maestros estrategias para ayudar a los niños a controlar el estrés durante un brote de enfermedades infecciosas. Describe las posibles reacciones de los jóvenes y el apoyo que los adultos pueden brindar para ayudarlos.
Published: September 2020
The wallet card provides stress reduction tips and techniques as well as lists sources for additional assistance.
Esta tarjeta de bolsillo ofrece consejos y técnicas para reducir el estrés, así como una lista de recursos para obtener ayuda adicional.
This flyer highlights key Psychological First Aid concepts and resources disaster responders and outreach workers may use when assisting individuals affected by the pandemic. It also provides resources for further assistance.
Este volante destaca los conceptos claves sobre primeros auxilios psicológicos, así como los recursos que los socorristas y los trabajadores de extensión pueden usar al ayudar a las personas afectadas por la pandemia. También se ofrecen recursos para obtener asistencia adicional.
This flyer provides information and tips for coping during a pandemic as well as resources for additional assistance.
Este folleto ofrece información y consejos para sobrellevar una pandemia, así como recursos para obtener asistencia adicional.
Published: July 2020
This tip sheet explores stress and compassion fatigue, as well as signs of distress after a disaster. It identifies ways to cope and enhance resilience, along with resources for more information and support.
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