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: Continue reading
This issue brief discusses the current public health crises of drug overdoses, alcohol use, and suicides in the U.S. Continue reading
This framework by the Well Being Trust sets up parameters for achieving excellence in mental health and well-being. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
This reports provides a summary of key findings from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health which measures national indicators of substance use and mental health among noninstitutionalized individuals 12 and older. The national indicators focus on tobacco use, alcohol use, kratom use, illicit drug use, initiation of substance use, perceived risk from substance use, substance use disorders, major depressive episodes, any mental illness, serious mental illness, co-occurring major depressive episode and substance use disorder, and perceived recovery.
Funding Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
These educational resources offer specific guidance for delivering addiction medicine treatment within the context of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Continue reading
This interactive toolkit is intended to support organizations that are hiring (or planning to hire) peers into new support roles. The toolkit discusses considerations for preparing the organizational culture for adding peer support services, recruiting and hiring peer staff, creating effective service delivery of peer support services, and supporting, supervising, and retaining peer staff. Continue reading
This educational resource provides families that are navigating addiction and treatment of substance use disorders with information regarding treatment options, communication strategies, and self-care tips. Continue reading