This study evaluates the effectiveness of providing chemical dependence treatment among non-Medicaid adults who were served by the Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse.
Everyday, researchers publish the results of their important work surrounding many of the issues around addiction, addiction treatment, and recovery. Unfortunately, much of this research is published in proprietary journals that may be difficult for students, policymakers, patients and caregivers to access. The Recovery Research Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, regularly reviews this literature and publishes easy-to-read summaries of key research. This featured collection provides a link to the Recovery Research Institute’s webpage that hosts these summaries as well as links to several studies that may be of particular interest to CLOUD visitors.
The Biden-Harris Administration’s statement of drug policy describes the 7 priorities for the first year of their administration:
This 8 page overview details strategies promoting the reunification of families when a parent has a substance use disorder. This report explains why prioritizing family unification is important and lists 10 action steps government agencies and community organizations can take to support strong, healthy families.
This resource links to 2 free trainings on Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) interventions for dental and healthcare providers offered by HealthEKnowledge.
This commentary piece describes the effect the 2021 winter storm Uri had on the addiction treatment network in Austin, Texas and the significant challenges patients faced in maintaining access to medications to treat opioid use disorder.
NIDAMED, an imitative of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), has a mission of developing science-based resources for clinicians, other health professionals, and those in training to improve screening for and treatment of substance use disorders. The website includes resources in 9 categories:
This issue brief discusses the current public health crises of drug overdoses, alcohol use, and suicides in the U.S.
This framework by the Well Being Trust sets up parameters for achieving excellence in mental health and well-being.
This webpage from the Recovery Research Institute provides summaries of proprietary peer-reviewed research studies on issues related to addiction treatment and recovery from substance use disorders.