Behavioral therapy

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Described on the ASAM website as, "the most widely used and comprehensive set of guidelines for placement, continued stay and transfer/discharge of patients with addiction and co-occurring conditions.
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ASAM
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A 585 page report by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse document the evidence defining and describing the disease of addiction/risky substance use. It describes the need for and effectiveness of wide screening and interventions treatment and disease management tools and therapies as well as the populations in greatest need of therapies. The barriers to treatment, training and education gaps, and consequences and costs of inadequate prevention and treatment are all described. Finally, profound gaps between those who need treatment and those who receive quality care are described.
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National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
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This TIP, Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders, revises TIP 9, Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse. The revised TIP provides information about new developments in the rapidly growing field of co-occurring substance use and mental disorders and captures the state-of-the-art in the treatment of people with co-occurring disorders. The TIP focuses on what the substance abuse treatment clinician needs to know and provides that information in an accessible manner. The TIP synthesizes knowledge and grounds it in the practical realities of clinical cases and real situations so the reader will come away with increased knowledge, encouragement, and resourcefulness in working with clients with co-occurring disorders.
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA
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This website from the makers of Suboxone® provides many helpful support tools and resources for patients taking buprenorphine for opioid dependence. It includes psychosocial tools (motivational quizzes, goal-setting tools) and medical information. This website is one component of Reckitt Benckiser's Here to Help campaign; it also includes care coordinators and care coaches who will help patients in the early stages of treatment to find and stay in treatment.
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Reckitt Benckiser
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Lists contact information for state agencies that deal with substance abuse.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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This locator searches the public SAMHSA database of buprenorphine treatment providers, and provides additional information about the closest counselors/therapists and pharmacies that carry buprenorphine.
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The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)
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Search tool where a patient or physician can enter their zipcode and receive a listing of the closest buprenorphine counselors, pharmacies, treatment facilities, and support groups.
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The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)
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Provides patients with an in-depth look at what to expect from buprenorphine treatment including preparing for treatment, urine testing, counseling, and effects on sleep and relationships.
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The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)
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This is a continuing education course designed to introduce and demonstrate basic motivational interviewing techniques for primary care. For a CME version, visit SBIRTTraining.com.
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Clinical Tools, Inc.
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This page provides a search form for regional branches of Narcotics Anonymous to locate meetings in a specific area.
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Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
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