This 4 page issue brief addresses the need for effective substance use disorder treatment for pregnant and parenting women and describes 3 programs developed to serve this population:
This 1-page guide prepares patients for a video telehealth appointment with a behavioral health provider. The guide lists 4 steps to take before the day of the appointment, 2 steps to take on the day of the appointment, and brief guidance on beginning the video session.
The California Bridge Resources page is a searchable database of California Bridge’s evidence-based materials including clinical guides, protocols, toolkits, sample patient materials, and FAQs. All resources in the California Bridge database have been developed by interdisciplinary teams based on published evidence and expert opinion.
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 resource was developed by leaders from over 100 organizations and provides a discussion and list of actions that communities, organizations, businesses, governments, and funders can take to achieve the expectation of: all people and places thriving – no exceptions.
This issue brief discusses the current public health crises of drug overdoses, alcohol use, and suicides in the U.S.
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.
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.
This webpage provides a summary of a pilot study that examined whether use of an automated contingency management program improved treatment outcomes for people receiving outpatient treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD).
In 2019, the state of Ohio passed legislation that allowed for alternative treatment settings for methadone delivery, including Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), prisons, jails and county health departments. The Recovery Research Institute prepared this plain language summary of a peer-reviewed study that looked at the effect implementation of the Ohio policy would have on expanding access to treatment.