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.
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.
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.
This brief highlights issues specific to Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander males. It provides clinicians with data on the prevalence of depression, suicide, and substance use disorders within these populations.
This report highlights existing programs that address behavioral health disparities among Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander boys and young men. It also outlines effective tools and best practices in working with this population.
This fact sheet offers 10 outreach and enrollment strategies organizations can use to introduce Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities to the health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.
This comic book presents basic information about hepatitis C for people living with mental illness or substance use disorders. It uses plain language and a simple cartoon style to explain what hepatitis C is, how to avoid it, the screening process, and treatment options.
This guide helps professional care providers and administrators understand the role of culture in the delivery of mental health and substance use services. It describes cultural competence and discusses racial, ethnic, and cultural considerations.
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