A Discussion Guide for Primary Health Care Providers Download only This guide provides clinicians with questions to begin discussions with adult patients about mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. It includes resources for patients who need an evaluation after a positive screening. Publication ID SMA15-4584 Publication Date August 2010 Format Guidelines or Manual Download Talking with Your Adult Patients PDF 1.47 MB Find Related Information Audience Professional Care Providers Population Group Mature Adults as Population Group Older Adults as Population Group People with Alcohol Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group People with Mental Health Problems as Population Group People with Substance Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group Young Adults as Population Group You May Also Be Interested In TIP 42: Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders This guide gives substance use disorder treatment providers information on mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. It discusses terminology, assessment, and treatment strategies and models. TIP 54: Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders This guide equips clinicians with information for treating chronic pain in adults living with a history of substance use. The guide discusses chronic pain management, including treatment with opioids. It also includes information about substance use assessments and referrals. Access the literature review. Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women: Quick Guide for Clinicians Based on TIP 51 This quick guide helps clinicians address the specific needs of women living with substance use disorders. It reviews gender-specific research and best practices—such as common patterns of misuse—and specific screening and treatment strategies. 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. Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women With Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants This Clinical Guide provides comprehensive, national guidance for optimal management of pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder and their infants. The Clinical Guide helps healthcare professionals and patients determine the most clinically appropriate action for a particular situation and informs individualized treatment decisions. Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice This manual provides physicians with quick reference information about three FDA-approved medications to help patients achieve abstinence from alcohol: acamprosate, disulfiram, and naltrexone (oral and extended-release). It also includes patient management tips.