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In Brief: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: A Guide for Healthcare Providers
In Brief: Rural Behavioral Health: Telehealth Challenges and Opportunities
Published: November 2016This guide explores barriers to accessing substance use disorder and mental health treatment services in rural communities, and the benefits of telehealth for these communities. It assists practitioners with implementing telehealth technologies as a means to increase access to services.
In Brief: Chronic Substance Use and Cognitive Effects on the Brain: An Introduction
In Brief: Substance Use and Suicide:
Treating Sleep Problems of People in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders
An Introduction to Co-Occurring Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Use Disorders
Published: November 2014This guide introduces professional care providers to borderline personality disorder (BPD). It covers signs and symptoms of BPD, with or without co-occurring substance use disorder. The guide also discusses the importance of monitoring clients for self-harm and suicide, and referrals to treatment.
Adult Drug Courts and Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence
Published: September 2014This guide highlights the use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder in drug courts. It reviews effective medications, including methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone. The guide also provides strategies to increase the use of MAT in drug court programs.
Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans
Substance Use Disorders in People with Physical and Sensory Disabilities
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.