Many providers and programs are trying to mitigate circumstances related to COVID-19. ASAM has convened the ASAM Caring for Patients During the COVID-19 (CPDC) Task Force.
This manual offers best practices to states, tribes, and local communities on collaborative treatment approaches for pregnant women living with opioid use disorders (OUD), and the risks and benefits associated with medication-assisted treatment.
Education has transformative power. It is broadly recognized that education plays a pivotal role in shaping the values of future generations and creating inclusive, peaceful, just and sustainable societies. To ensure that the next generation is ready to become proactive agents of change, the international community, governments and societies must invest in quality education.
Free youth smoking prevention posters from FDA Tobacco for order or download in English or Spanish.
How does substance use affect the developing brain? What implications does the evidence have for substance use prevention and treatment? Our first Expert Days webinar explores several issues at the intersection of teenage brain development and alcohol and drug use.
Healthcare and allied health professionals — including family physicians, nurses, addiction specialists, psychologists and social workers — use alcohol screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) to help individuals manage their alcohol consumption. The resources include links to evidence-informed guidance and tools.
Sections are divided into:
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: A Planning and Implementation Toolkit
People who have been incarcerated are approximately 100 times more likely to die by overdose in the first two weeks after their release than the general public. Despite high rates of opioid use disorder among justice-involved individuals, evidence-based medications exist and can be successfully implemented within jails and prisons.
Addiction journal publishes new book lists five times per year, both in print and on this website. Items are alphabetised by author within each list.
The book list includes the latest evidence-based literature related to substance use and addiction.
Have a browse through previous issues and search for books that cover specific subjects.