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Al-Anon/Alateen Fact Sheet for Professionals

Source: Al-Anon Family Groups

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.

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Find Treatment SAMHSA Website

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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.

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State Medicaid Strategies to Promote Early Identification and Treatment of Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorder

Source: National Academy for State Health Policy

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.

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Making the Business Case for an Addiction Medicine Consult Service: A Qualitative Analysis

Source: Kelsey Priest & Dennis McCarty

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.

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The Opioid Crisis and Connecticut’s Workforce: Updating Your Approach to Employees Suffering from Addiction Can Preserve Your Greatest Resource

Source: State of Connecticut

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).

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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Among Newborn Hospitalizations

Source: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project

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.

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Sesame Street in Communities: Parental Addiction

Source: Sesame Street in Communities

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.

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Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT) – A Summary

Evidence Ranking: Promising

Source: Dr. Honora Englander

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.

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Parental Addiction

Source: Sesame Street in Communities

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/.

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Project IMPACT at OHSU

Source: Oregon Health & Science University

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.

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