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What Keeps Us Sober: Written by Recovering Alcoholics and Drug Addicts for Recovering Alcoholics and Drug Addicts By Roland Levy LMHC
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This book was the result of participation of a substance abuse group during a period of 3 years. In order to keep the group focused on it’s main purpose, participant’s were requested to... More > state at least one coping skill that kept them sober. In order to maintain confidentiality, these participants have not been named but have been referred to as “co-authors” in order to recognize the important role they played in the creation of this book. “I would highly recommend this book. It bridges the gap between getting clean and sober and remaining clean and sober. It represents a useful guide for individuals in recovery as well as substance abuse practitioners.” —Jaime Barker, M.D., board certified psychiatrist< Less
What Keeps Us Sober: Written By Recovering Alcoholics and Drug Addicts for Recovering Alcoholics and Drug Addicts By Roland Levy LMHC
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This book was the result of participation of a substance abuse group during a period of 3 years. In order to keep the group focused on it’s main purpose, participant’s were requested to... More > state at least one coping skill that kept them sober. In order to maintain confidentiality, these participants have not been named but have been referred to as “co-authors” in order to recognize the important role they played in the creation of this book. “I would highly recommend this book. It bridges the gap between getting clean and sober and remaining clean and sober. It represents a useful guide for individuals in recovery as well as substance abuse practitioners.” —Jaime Barker, M.D., board certified psychiatrist< Less
Detoxification and Substance Abuse Treatment: Treatment Improvement Protocol Series (TIP 45) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This TIP is a revision of TIP 19, Detoxification From Alcohol and Other Drugs, and was created by a panel of experts with diverse experience in detoxification services—physicians,... More > psychologists, counselors, nurses, and social workers. This revision provides upto- date information about changes in the role of detoxification in the continuum of services for patients with substance use disorders, increased knowledge of the physiology of withdrawal, pharmacological advances in the management of withdrawal, patient placement procedures, and new issues in the management of detoxification services within comprehensive systems of care. It also expands on the administrative, legal, and ethical issues commonly encountered in the delivery of detoxification services and suggests performance measures for detoxification programs.< Less
Substance Abuse Prevention Dollars and Cents: A Cost-Benefit Analysis By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Policymakers and other stakeholders can use cost-benefit analysis as an informative tool for decisionmaking for substance abuse prevention. This report reveals the importance of supporting effective... More > prevention programs as part of a comprehensive substance abuse prevention strategy. The following patterns of use, their attendant costs, and the potential cost savings are analyzed: - Extent of substance abuse among youth - Costs of substance abuse to the Nation and to States - Cost savings that could be gained if effective prevention policies, programs, and services were implemented nationwide - Programs and policies that are most cost beneficial< Less
Bringing Excellence To Substance Abuse Services in Rural And Frontier America (TAP 20) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The papers that are published here offer a compelling look at a number of ways in which rural and frontier America is addressing alcohol and other drug abuse and the problems that accompany the... More > abuse. Recognizing the efforts of AOD experts, caregivers, and communities in rural and frontier areas is one important goal of the Award for Excellence. Representatives of CSAT and NRIADA presented awards to the authors of the first, second, and third place papers at the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse held in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in June 1996. David M. Paschane accepted the first place award for "Drug Use, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and SexRelated Risk Behaviors in Alaska," which he wrote with Henry H. Cagle, Andrea M. Fenaughty, and Dennis G. Fisher. The second place award was presented to Boyd D. Sharp, Rodney (Roadrunner) Clarke, and Richard Pohl for their paper, "In Rural and Frontier America, It Takes a Whole Community to Rehabilitate a Substance Abusing Criminal.< Less
Competencies for Substance Abuse Treatment Clinical Supervisors (TAP 21-A) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Clinical supervision itself is much discussed in the professional literature of several disciplines, including social work, psychology, and both mental health and substance use disorder counseling.... More > Theories, process dynamics, and tools abound, but the functional responsibilities and essential skills of the substance use disorder treatment supervisor had not been synthesized into one document that could serve as a standard for the field. To remedy that situation, CSAT convened the Clinical Supervision Competencies Task Force (the Task Force) in fall 2005. The Task Force, composed of experts in substance abuse treatment and clinical supervision from across the country, was charged with developing this document, TAP 21-A, Competencies for Substance Abuse Treatment Clinical Supervisors. TAP 21-A is designed to accompany TAP 21, taking monitoring, assessment, and improvement of addiction counseling competencies to the next level.< Less
I'M JUST SAYING...Memoirs of an abusive boyfriend By L.D. Owens
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One man's tale of how he became the man he is today. The author takes the reader on a journey through his past, from his hilarious mishaps, to bittersweet memories of unfulfilled love.In a candid,... More > tongue in cheek manner, the author explains his position on domestic abuse. From having been the aggressor as well as the victim, the author shares his darkest thoughts and invites the reader to draw their own conclusions.< Less
Implementing Change in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs (TAP 31) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) 31: Implementing Change in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs offers guidance on how to integrate evidence-based practices (EBPs) for substance abuse treatment... More > into clinical practice. Informed by the realities of many substance abuse treatment providers, change based on proven methods. Through a practical step-by-step narrative, it explains how to assess an organization’s capacity to identify priorities, implement changes, evaluate progress, and sustain effective programs over the long run. This TAP complements the best practices offered to administrators in the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment’s (CSAT’s) Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIPs) and will be of use for any treatment program or agency implementing change or EBPs. The audience is administrators attempting to integrate EBPs into their programs.< Less
Confidentiality of Patient Records for Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment (TAP 13) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The regulations that protect the identities of persons in alcohol or drug abuse treatment have their genesis in two statutes of the early 1970's: the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism... More > Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act of 1970 and the Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act of 1972. These statutes were implemented by regulations issued by the then Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) in 1975. Revised in 1987 by one of HEW's successors, the Department of Health and Human Services, the regulations are set out at title 42, part 2, of the Code of Federal Regulations. Recently, Congress reaffirmed and reorganized the original confidentiality statutes by merging them into one act, the Public Health Service Act, now title 42, section 290dd–3, of the United States Code. The merger had no effect on the confidentiality regulations. Throughout this document, references to the confidentiality law or regulations will mean the regulations at title 42, part 2...< Less
Everything You’ll Need to Know Vol.56 Drug Addiction By RC Ellis
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This book is intended for both the person who is addicted and for those who have a loved one with addiction. We’ll look at the signs of a problem and address the various drugs that are most... More > likely to cause dependence. Then, with the help of experts, we’ll give you some strategies that you can try to get you back on the road to a drug-free life. You can overcome your dependence on drugs. It won’t be easy, but you can do it. But you have to start now. Don’t be addicted anymore. Start your journey today!< Less

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