This collection features reports and websites that address recovery in special populations. Included is a link to an interactive website created by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids that provides information for parents and caregivers to support children and youth after treatment for substance use disorder. A PDF version of the website material is also included. In addition, we provide a link to the Recovery Resource Hub website that assists patients and caregivers with accessing treatment and recovery support services with a focus on youth. Finally, a report from the National Academy for State Health Policy on state options for promoting recovery among pregnant and parenting women with opioid or substance use disorder and a guide from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for men coping with childhood trauma as the recovery from substance use disorder are included.
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This Interactive website for parents and caregivers of children and youth with substance use disorder focuses on how to support children and youth after acute treatment in the recovery or continuing care phase. A downloadable PDF version is also available.
This 2014 guide from the Treatment Research Institute and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids provides advice to parents and caregivers on how to best support their children after the completion of substance use disorder treatment. The guide has 4 sections: explaining the need for continuing
The Recovery Resource Hub is a website that provides help in accessing what patients and caregivers need when accessing treatment for a substance use disorder or in supporting someone in recovery. The website helps find services such as counseling, treatment, housing, or recovery supports with a focus on youth.
This 2018 report from the National Academy for State Health Policy describes strategies state and local leaders can adopt to promote recovery among pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder. It also features descriptions of programs in place in Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
This guide is for men who have experienced childhood abuse and are in treatment for or recovery from a substance use disorder. The guide explains how the effects of childhood abuse can lead to the abuse of drugs or alcohol and provides help for managing the strong emotions and symptoms that might result from childhood trauma.