Download only This manual provides guidance on the use of medication-assisted treatment for alcohol use misuse. It summarizes approved medications, screening and assessment, treatment planning, and patient monitoring. Publication ID SMA15-4907 Publication Date October 2015 Format Guidelines or Manual Download Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder PDF 507.08 KB Find Related Information Audience Professional Care Providers Population Group People with Alcohol Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group You May Also Be Interested In Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: Pocket Guide This pocket guide is designed as a quick reference for information about medication-assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder. It offers a checklist for prescribing medications to patients and provides a list of approved medications for treatment. TIP 48: Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery This guide helps substance use counselors treat clients with symptoms of depression and substance use conditions. Program administrators will learn how to integrate depression treatment into early drug treatment. The guidelines cover screening, assessment, treatment, counseling, cultural competence, and continuing care. Pharmacologic Guidelines for Treating Individuals with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Co-Occurring Opioid Use Disorders This manual offers guidelines for medication-assisted treatment for people, particularly veterans, living with post-traumatic stress disorder and co-occurring opioid use disorders. It covers screening, concomitant treatment, pharmacotherapy, and multiple misused substances. Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment Programs This manual provides guidelines for the operation of opioid treatment programs. It covers patient assessment, treatment planning, and recovery care. The manual also offers guidance for medication-assisted treatment for methadone and buprenorphine, and overdose and relapse prevention. TIP 49: Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice This manual provides clinical practice guidelines for using medications in the medication-assisted treatment of alcohol use disorder. It offers guidance on prescribing acamprosate, disulfiram, oral naltrexone, and extended-release injectable naltrexone. The manual also discusses patient management. Access the literature review. TIP 57: Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services This manual helps behavioral health professionals understand the impact of trauma on those who experience it. The manual discusses patient assessment and treatment planning strategies. These strategies support recovery and the development of a trauma-informed care workforce.