Quick Guide for Physicians Based on TIP 49 Download only This manual guides physicians in the use of medications to help patients achieve abstinence from alcohol. It describes how the medications work, whom they benefit, and side effects for three FDA-approved medications: acamprosate, disulfiram, and naltrexone. Publication ID SMA10-4543 Publication Date May 2010 Format Guidelines or Manual More like this TIP Series - Quick Guides Download Quick Guide for Physicians Based on TIP 49 PDF 453.8 KB Find Related Information Audience Prevention Professionals Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers Public Health Professionals Population Group People with Alcohol Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group Series TIP Series - Quick Guides You May Also Be Interested In Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice 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. TIP 56: Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men 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. Growing Older: Providing Integrated Care for An Aging Population This report for clinicians explains approaches to providing integrated care to older adults living with substance use disorder and mental illness. It highlights the importance of assessing patients for cognitive deficits and adapting behavioral interventions to help improve treatment outcomes. Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women This guide provides practical information to clinicians and other professional care providers who treat women living with substance use disorders. It addresses risk factors, mental illness and substance use screening, patient assessment, treatment, and relapse. TIP 46: Substance Abuse: Administrative Issues in Outpatient Treatment This manual provides guidelines for administrators on addressing issues in outpatient treatment for alcohol and substance misuse. It discusses cultural competence, management and strategic collaborations, human resources, financing, and performance and outcomes improvement. Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy This guide defines family therapy and suggests concepts and techniques that substance use counselors can use. It describes integrated treatment models, family therapy for specific populations, and guidelines for domestic violence and child abuse screening.