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: September 2016
This guide offers best practices for treating women living with substance use disorders in co-ed treatment and recovery settings. It highlights the importance of gender differences, cultural sensitivity, and developing healthy relationships.
Published: April 2016
Describes the stages of recovery from alcohol and drug abuse and what to expect after leaving detoxification services. Offers guidance in adjusting to sobriety just after detox and through long-term recovery; discusses legal issues; and lists resources.
Published: December 2015
This manual lists examples of brief intervention and brief treatment for alcohol and drug misuse. It offers criteria for providing brief therapy and longer-term treatment. The manual also provides sample brief-assessment instruments, and lists other professionals who can provide brief interventions.
This Korean-language brochure describes the stages of recovery from people living with substance use disorders 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.
Published: October 2015
This manual describes brief intervention and therapy techniques for the treatment of alcohol and drug misuse.
This guide contains patient materials for an intensive outpatient treatment course for stimulant misuse. It provides handouts to use in individual and conjoint sessions, and sessions on early recovery skills and relapse prevention.
This guide provides guidelines for brief treatment and counseling with adults living with a marijuana dependence. It describes common treatment issues, assessment of marijuana use, motivational interventions, and how to change marijuana use through skill building.
This guide educates substance use counselors and clinicians about detoxification and withdrawal. It addresses patient placement, detox services for specific substances, co-occurring disorders, financing issues, and screening and assessment tools.
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