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Training Manual: Tip 45: Detoxification and Substance Abuse Treatment Training Manual
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2008
Providing a training program for substance abuse treatment staff on detoxification and withdrawal, this training manual also discusses detox services for specific substances, psychosocial and biomedical issues, co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions, and financing issues.

Factsheet: Drug Facts: Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction
National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2009
This fact sheet covering research findings on effective treatment approaches for drug abuse and addiction.
Research Guide: Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide
National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2012
Intended to address addiction to a wide variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs, this research guide is designed to serve as a resource for healthcare providers, family members, and other stakeholders trying to address the myriad problems faced by patients in need of treatment for drug abuse or addiction.  It is also available in Spanish. Additionally, resource guides are also available specifically for adolescents and the criminal justice population.

Book: Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction
National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2014
This resource book provides scientific evidence that has allowed researchers to develop effective prevention and treatment approaches to reduce the toll drug abuse takes on individuals, families, and communities.
Website: Addiction Treatment
Casa Columbia, 2014
Health care providers for addiction treatment will find resources, including information on addiction symptoms, designing a treatment plan, managing addiction, and a patient guide.
Video: Substance Use
American Academy of Pediatrics, 2015
This video focuses on using brief intervention to address substance use.
Resource Guide: Treatments for Substance Use Disorders
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2015
Different kinds of treatments and services that are effective in helping people with substance use disorders are provided in this resource.
Toolkit: Substance Use and Addictions
Collaborative Mental Health Care, 2015
The toolkits will increase healthcare providers’ awareness and understanding of the epidemiology, symptoms and identification of substance use as well as provide examples of some recommended treatments.

Webinar: Webinars, Workshops, and Summits
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2015
Through webinars, workshops, and summits, this website helps medication-assisted treatment professionals assess and manage the risks of administering medications to treat substance misuse.
Training Manual: Knowledge Application Program
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2015
This online training and education provides courses on the prescription medications, alcohol use disorder, and anger management for substance abuse and mental health clients.
Resource Center: Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network
ATTC, 2015
The ATTC Network enhances clinical practice by transmitting the latest knowledge, skills, and attitudes of professional addiction treatment practice.
Resource Center: California Healthy Kids Resource Center
California Healthy Kids, 2015
The California Healthy Kids Resource Center was established to assist schools in promoting health literacy. Health literacy is the capacity of an individual to obtain, interpret, and understand basic health information and services, and the competence to use such information and services in ways that are health-enhancing.
Resource Center: The Campbell Collaboration
The Campbell Collaboration, 2015
The international Campbell Collaboration (C2) is a non-profit organization that aims to help people make well-informed decisions about the effects of interventions in the social, behavioral, and educational arenas. C2’s objectives are to prepare, maintain, and disseminate systematic reviews of studies of interventions.
Resource Center: Improve Your Practice
Institute for Research, Education, and Training in Addictions, 2015
IRETA is a non-profit organization that works with national, state, and local partners to improve recognition, prevention, treatment, research and policy related to addiction and recovery. Some of their resources include Webinar Wednesdays, a free webinar series for addiction and allied health and human service providers interested in evidence-based approaches to substance use.


The goal of the AHRQ-funded project, Youth Providers 2.0 (YP2.0), is to improve the use of evidence-based practices among health care providers caring for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this goal, SAHM will engage in a number of activities using new media to improve the dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) to health professionals.

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