abuse

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A reference tool used to provide clinicians with stabilization resources for substance use disorder within active duty and veteran populations, including resources on pharmacological treatment and substance titration.
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VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Substance Use Disorders
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Provides a comprehensive database of reliable and up-to-date information on addictions and treatment centers across the U.S.
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Addiction Rehab Center
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Alcoholism research from Beachway Therapy Center
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Beachway Therapy Center
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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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Question and answer page on prescription drug monitoring programs and link to information on each state's program.
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Describes prescription medications that are commonly abused, their street names, their effects, and statistics and trends.
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Provides links to pages on the most commonly used drugs with their descriptions, street names, effects, statistics and trends.
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Info facts page on drug addiction, what it is, why some people get it and others do not, what happens to the brain, and prevention.
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Journal article on how to identify a drug-seeking patient, and how to handle them once you know. Authors: Longo LP, Parran T, Johnson B, Kinsey W Issue: 61: 2401-8.
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This questionnaire developed by Dr. Lynn Webster, to be filled out by the patient, allows health care professionals to determine risk of addiction to prescription opioid medication.
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