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.
Published: October 2019
This updated TIP includes the latest evidence on motivation-enhancing approaches and strategies. It describes how substance use disorder treatment providers can use these approaches and strategies to increase participation and retention in substance use disorder treatment.
Published: February 2015
This comic book raises awareness about the dangers people face when living with a substance use disorder. It contains graphic photos and depictions of a traumatic event that may not be suitable for children.
Published: May 2013
This manual provides clinical practice guidelines for using medications in the medication-assisted treatment of alcohol use disorder. It offers guidance on prescribing acamprosate, disulfiram, oral naltrexone, and extended-release injectable naltrexone. The manual also discusses patient management. Access the literature review.
Published: December 2012
This manual presents guidelines for enhancing motivation among patients in treatment for alcohol and substance misuse. It describes several motivational approaches, ways to integrate these approaches, and two assessment tools.
Published: May 2012
Provee una dramatización de los problemas de un hombre con el abuso del alcohol, manejo embriagado, negación y recuperación. Presentada en forma de fotonovela con fotos y diálogo. Contiene una guía de recursos para el tratamiento del abuso de sustancias, consejería y grupos de autoayuda.
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