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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.
Spotlight: Building Resilient and Trauma-Informed Communities –Worcester, MA: Healing Community by Sharing the Lived Experiences
Published: February 2017
The SAMHSA Spotlight Series highlights different approaches to building trauma-informed, resilient communities. This issue focuses on the Central Massachusetts Recovery Learning Community in Worcester, Massachusetts. It highlights the importance of educating communities about peer-to-peer support as a treatment for trauma-informed care.