This handbook provides guidance on using the web-based, multimedia tool Decisions in Recovery: Medications for Opioid Addiction. This handbook and the web-based tool offers information about medication-assisted treatment. Both resources help people living with opioid use disorder compare treatment options and discuss their preferences with a provider.
In the field of drug abuse prevention amongst youth, another factor adds to the appropriateness of peer-to-peer communication. Since most youth, are by definition, not eligible to hold positions of power in their society, they find themselves, subject to authority. It is this power differential that makes communication between adults and youth difficult, and likewise, it is the equality in power status between youth, that makes peer based communication successful.
Peer-run respites are for individuals living with mental health or substance use concerns. These places offer a supportive, home-like environment during times of increased stress or symptoms.
An interconnected web spreading across our Native Nations carrying the message of cultural knowledge about recovery for individuals, families and communities. The web is a live entity that was born out of the work that White Bison created after the Elders told about a healing time that has come.
Tobacco and mental health challenges and solutions
Tobacco smoke can interact with your medications. It is the smoke, not the nicotine that causes the interactions.
The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
This report provides evidence-based practices for screening and assessment of adults in the justice system with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. It discusses the importance of instrument selection for screening and assessment and provides detailed descriptions of recommended instruments.
Science-based, secular alternative to Al-Anon and Johnson Intervention. Our method is based on the tools of SMART Recovery and CRAFT (Community Reinforcement Approach & Family Training).
This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent substance misuse among young adults. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.
An international, multidisciplinary resource for professionals in the addictions treatment and recovery services field.
Provides Technical Assistance to rural communities whose efforts to help those with opioid and other substance use disorders can benefit significantly from safe, sustainable Recovery Housing and other Best Practice services.
This brochure provides an overview of the Sequential Intercept Model (SIM). The SIM is a strategic planning tool that helps communities better understand the gaps and resources they have in helping those with mental illness or substance use disorders who are in the criminal justice system.
The GAINS Center focuses on expanding access to services for people with mental and/or substance use disorders who come into contact with the justice system.
Include national survey reports, agency and federal initiatives, and related behavioral health resources.
Resources and videos to help stop the use of methamphetamine (meth) and offer support to those in need of treatment.
Find online meetings, recovery resources, stories from people in recovery, and more. The need for CDC-recommended social distancing in response to the COVID-19 health crisis can have a significant impact on people in recovery from addiction. So that people in recovery can still access critical recovery support groups, Recover Together maintains a list of virtual resources.
SAMHSA Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy advances effective recovery supports and services for people with mental or substance use disorders and their families.
Supports persons in recovery from addiction by improving their access to quality recovery residences through standards, support services, placement, education, research and advocacy.
Five-year grant program that helps American Indian and Alaska Native communities identify and address the behavioral health needs of Native youth.