The Rx Pain Medications. Know the Options. Get the Facts. is a series of 13 fact sheets designed to increase awareness of the risks associated with prescription opioid use and misuse, as well as to educate patients who are prescribed opioids for pain about the risks and to provide resources on methods for alternative pain management. This particular fact sheet focuses on how Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) help health providers better serve their patients' needs and promote safety.
This report presents 2016 national estimates of use of alcohol, tobacco products, illicit drugs (such as, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, and inhalants, as well as the misuse of opioids, prescription pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives), substance use disorders, and substance use treatment among people 12 years of age and older. It Includes national estimates of any mental illness, serious mental illness, major depressive episode, use of mental health services and suicidal ideation among adults ages 18 or older and national estimates of major depressive episode, use of mental health services among adolescents aged 12 to 17. Trend information on these topics are also presented.
This advisory gives an introduction to bipolar disorder and co-occurring substance use disorder. It discusses types of bipolar disorders along with the challenges in screening and treatments.
This advisory discusses the interaction between obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and substance use disorder. It provides clinicians with an overview of screening and evidence-based treatments for OCD.
This report discusses trends in the prevalence of mental illness, substance use disorders, or both among adolescents and adults in the United States.
This guide addresses specific treatment needs of adult men living with substance use disorders. It reviews gender-specific research and best practices, such as common patterns of substance use among men and specific treatment issues and strategies.
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