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Your Guide to Integrating HCV Services into Opioid Treatment Programs - ATTC Network

Created by
Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network Coordinating Office
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The opioid epidemic has resulted in significant increases in Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) among people who inject drugs, accounting for 23% of new infections. HCV is completely curable and testing and treatment are the path to cure. Opioid Treatment Providers (OTPs) play a critical role in comprehensive approaches to addressing HCV and this guide is one tool to help.

Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: A Brief Guide

Created by
SAMHSA, NIAAA

Current evidence shows that medications are underused in the treatment of alcohol use disorder, including alcohol abuse and dependence.

Although many experts in addiction believe that patients with moderate or severe alcohol-related problems should be offered medication-assisted treatment (MAT) on a routine basis, considerable resistance to the use of MAT persists.

Guidance for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for COVID-19

Created by
Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

This document provides guidance to African Union Member States on key mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) considerations in relation to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

It contains useful guidance on MHPSS for the community, healthcare workers, caregivers of vulnerable populations and people in quarantine, isolation or treatment centres.

Prevention Tools: What Works, What Doesn’t

Created by
Chudley Edward Werch, PhD
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Every substance use prevention specialist should read this free booklet written by Joe Neigel and published by the Washington State Care Authority. 

Prevention Tools is an excellent prevention resource that, as the title indicates, highlights both what works and what doesn’t in the prevention of substance use among youth.

Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Criminal Justice Settings

Created by
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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The success of treatment and recovery of individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) can vary. Most often, a combination of factors adds complexities to evaluating the effectiveness of services and interventions.

Alcohol Before 18. What's the Harm - A Guide for Parents

Created by
Balance

Talking about alcohol with your children can be a complicated and sensitive topic to navigate.

Young people are absorbing information about alcohol from a range of sources within their environment.

Friends, teachers, and family can shape how a young person views drinking.

As parents, you have more influence than you think. You can help your children to avoid alcohol harms by:

Guía para la detección, orientación y referencia del VIH y otras ITS en centros para la atención de adicciones

Created by
Dr. Rodrigo Marín Navarrete, Dr. Carlos Magis Rodríguez, Dra. María Elena Medina-Mora Icaza y Dra. Patricia Estela Uribe Zúñiga
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La Guía para la detección, orientación y referencia del VIH y otras ITS en centros para la atención de adicciones” la cual constituye una valiosa herramienta para el personal de salud que labora en unidades ambulatorias y/o residenciales de tratamiento para las adiciones de ámbitos públicos o privados, con

The International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy

Created by
WHO UNAids UNDP and the International Centre for Human Rights Policy
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The International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy, developed by WHO UNAids UNDP and the International Centre for Human Rights Policy, are a reference tool for policy-makers, lawyers and civil society organisations working to ensure human rights compliance in drug policy.

Hidden Harm Practice Guide

Created by
Health Research Board
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Parental problem alcohol and other drug use are associated with social, legal, economic and health-related problems. It can disrupt family routines and responsibilities, relationships with relatives and friends, and the family’s social circumstances and social status.

South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) Alcohol Use and Other Drug Trends 2018 Update

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The South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) have produced a short report on alcohol and other drug trends for 2018. 

SACENDU is operational in 9 South African provinces, monitoring trends in alcohol and other drug use (AOD) and treatment outcomes.