TOOLS TO SUPPORT MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT

  • Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC)
    This page offers in depth information about the different pharmacotherapies available to support treatment and recovery. Online trainings and multiple resource links can be accessed from this site.

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  • Addiction Treatment Forum
    Addiction Treatment Forum reports on substance abuse news of interest to opioid treatment programs and patients in methadone maintenance treatment.

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  • TIP 24: A Guide to Substance Use Services for Primary Care
    Recommends guidelines for primary care clinicians to follow in caring for patients with alcohol abuse and drug abuse problems. Discusses screening, assessment, brief intervention, medication-assisted treatment, and legal issues of patient confidentiality. Free publication.
  • TAP 30: Buprenorphine: A Guide for Nurses
    Gives nurses information about buprenorphine for medication-assisted treatment of addiction to opioids and guidelines for working with physicians to provide office-based screening, assessment, supervised withdrawal (detoxification), and maintenance treatment. Free publication.

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  • TIP 49: Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies into Medical Practice
    Provides clinical practice guidelines for using four medications in the medication-assisted treatment of alcoholism and alcohol abuse: acamprosate, disulfiram, oral naltrexone, and extended-release injectable naltrexone. Also discusses patient management. Free publication.
  • FDA 101: Smoking Cessation Products
    This site offers extensive information about nicotine cessation and the products available to support individuals recovering from nicotine addiction.