This quick guide contains an overview of the challenges associated with tobacco cessation and the benefits of being tobacco-free for individuals as well as those of a smoke-free workplace. It also includes tips that substance use disorder treatment settings can use to implement their own tobacco cessation programs.
A component of SAMHSA's Wellness initiative, this customizable presentation gives an overview of the initiative, and discusses its importance to people living with mental illness or who are recovering from substance use disorders or trauma. It explores the eight dimensions of wellness and how they interconnect.
This resource guide equips mayors and other local public health officials with strategies and resources to shape community responses that promote mental health and substance use disorder recovery, and ensure that needed treatments and services are available.
This advisory answers questions about the seriousness of prescription drug misuse. It explains how people become dependent on prescription drugs, and treatment options. The advisory also offers necessary treatment resources for professionals.
This guide provides clinicians with questions to begin discussions with adult patients about mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. It includes resources for patients who need an evaluation after a positive screening.
This document gives primary care clinicians specific guidance on identifying indications of substance abuse, how to broach the subject with a patient, and what screening and assessment instruments to use. It explains how to perform an office-based brief intervention in which patient and clinician set mutually agreed-upon goals and "contract" to stop or cut back the alcohol or other drug use.
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