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Published: January 2021This Advisory, based on TIP 49, Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice, focuses on medication and related treatment decisions made after screening and assessment for AUD, and medically supervised withdrawal, if necessary. Alcohol consumption should not stop abruptly in those patients who have consumed alcohol regularly over a prolonged period of time. This Advisory is meant as an overview of AUD medications to facilitate abstinence.
Published: December 2015This Korean-language brochure describes the stages of recovery from people living with substance use disorders and what to expect after leaving detoxification services. It offers guidance on adjusting to sobriety and long-term recovery. The brochure also discusses legal issues and lists resources.
Published: November 2014Describe las etapas de la recuperación del abuso de drogas y el alcohol y lo que se puede esperar después de terminar el proceso de desintoxicación. Ofrece consejos para ajustarse a la sobriedad después de la desintoxicación y a través del proceso de recuperación a largo plazo. Habla sobre las implicaciones legales e incluye una lista de recursos adicionales.
Published: May 2013This 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.
Published: August 2011This resource guide presents healthcare professionals working with people living with physical and sensory disabilities with information about substance use disorders, including risk factors and warning signs. It also discusses screening, types of substance use services, and strategies for helping clients.