A 2 page fact sheet about Al-Anon and Alateen, organizations that provide support to anyone affected by a relative or friend’s use of alcohol.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration substance use treatment locator website allows users to submit a zip code and receive a list of treatment providers near by.
This policy brief from the National Academy for State Health Policy reviews Medicaid strategies for identifying and caring for pregnant women with substance use disorders. The report provides a high-level overview of programs operational in 5 states: Connecticut, Florida, Tennessee, Montana, and Vermont.
This open-source journal article explains how addiction medicine physicians from 14 U.S. hospitals made a business case to create addiction medicine consult (AMC) services in their facilities. The article analyzes interviews with the 14 physician leaders, provides information about their experiences designing and implementing AMC services and includes a list of resources for health care champions who wish to create an AMC service in their hospital. Includes references to relevant articles in proprietary, peer-reviewed journals.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health convened stakeholders over 2 years to discuss the impact that substance use has on the workforce and workplace and develop recommendations for human resource best practices around substance use disorder (SUD).
The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) is a collaborative federal-state-industry data project that provides encounter-level health care data. This link is to the dashboard for data on neonatal abstinence syndrome or neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome in newborn hospitalizations.
Sesame Street in Communities website about parental addiction provides resources for parents, caregivers, educators, and health care providers who help children with family members struggling with addiction. The website provides printable materials, videos and other resources designed to support children.
The Improving Addiction Care Team, or IMPACT, is an interprofessional hospital-based addictions team that meets people with substance use disorder (SUD) during the reachable moment of hospitalization at Oregon Health & Science University.
This 2 minute video is from the Sesame Street in Communities series on parental addiction. The video features Elmo talking about his friend Karli’s mothers addiction and treatment. More videos and other resources from the Sesame Street in Communities program can be found on their website: https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/parental-addiction/.
This 3 minute video describes Project IMPACT (Improving Addiction Care Team) operating at Oregon Health and Science University. The video includes program director Honora Englander, M.D., Melissa Weimer, D.O. and peer-recovery counselor O’Nesha Cochran.