This quick guide helps administrators of substance use disorder treatment facilities implement programs and services that address the needs of women living with substance use disorders. It addresses patterns of use and the drug screening and treatment needs of women.
This manual guides counselors in the use of medications to help clients achieve abstinence from alcohol. It describes how the medications work and whom may benefit. It also presents the side effects of three FDA-approved medications: acamprosate, disulfiram, and naltrexone.