dependence

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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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Self-report questionnaire used for screening patients for drug abuse and dependency.
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A website that explains the 5 A's for tobacco cessation.
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US Department of Health and Human Services
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Alex's NIDA Modified Assist Screening Results

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Alex's NIDA Modified Assist Screening Results

Alex's NIDA Modified Assist Screening Results- For case Alex in Screening and Assessment

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Delta Dental provides a quit guide for spit tobacco.
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NIH
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This website is about Not on Tobacco (N-O-T), a Colorado-based program to help teens stop smoking. Additionally, there is information on how to help reduce smoking among teens in your school or community, and details for teachers and health professionals on how to become a N-O-T facilitator.
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American Lung Association
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This physician handout will help practitioners choose ways to detect nicotine dependence in their patients.
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American Academy of Family Physicians
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A chart giving information on different products for tobacco dependence including the nicotine patch, gum, lozenge, nazal spray, bupropion, and varenicline.
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In.gove
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Adolescent Screen for Tobacco Dependence: The Hooked on Nicotine Checklist

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This checklist was first described in the Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youth study, and was designed to screen adolescents for symptoms of tobacco dependence (DiFranza et al. 2002a). An adolescent answering yes to any of these questions is said to have some dependence on tobacco.

Name: _______________________ Date: _____________________

1. Have you ever tried to quit but couldn’t?   YES   NO

2. Do you smoke now because it’s really hard to quit?   YES   NO

3. Have you ever felt like you were addicted to tobacco?   YES   NO

4. Do you ever have strong cravings to smoke?   YES   NO

5. Have you ever felt like you really needed a cigarette?   YES   NO

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Information on the risks of secondhand smoke, where it's a problem, and what can be done about it.
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American Cancer Society
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