Published: February 2014
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. In Vietnamese.
Lists questions consumers can ask themselves to help them decide whether to seek help for a substance abuse problem, a mental health issue, or both. Urges those who answered "yes" to any of the questions to seek help and lists resources for more information
Published: June 2013
Gives patients information on buprenorphine and medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Describes addiction and withdrawal, how buprenorphine works, its proper use, its side effects, and how it fits with counseling in the recovery process.
Published: March 2013
Designed to help women deal with child abuse issues that might arise during treatment for alcohol abuse or drug abuse. Defines child abuse, lists symptoms of abuse, and suggests how counselors can help with coping and healing.
Published: December 2012
This poster describes for college students the dangers of misusing prescription drugs and over-the-counter drugs. It offers tips for securing these substances, and coping with the stress and pressure of college demands.
Published: September 2011
This brochure describes doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships. The fellowships are available to people with ethnic minority backgrounds who wish to support and improve services for people living with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both who are from underserved minority populations.
Published: April 2010
Written in Vietnamese, explains the increased risk of HIV transmission among people who abuse drugs or alcohol, stresses the importance of seeking treatment for both substance abuse and HIV/AIDS; and encourages people to seek support. Lists additional resources.
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