Below you will find information for primary care providers and behavioral health practitioners, including assessment and treatment. You will also find patient education materials, including articles, resources, tips and information about support groups.
These organizations can provide you with additional information about alcohol and drug abuse/addiction and its treatment.
National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral Routing Service
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Toll-free: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism of the National Institutes of Health (NIAAA)
5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9304
Bethesda, MD 20892-9304
National Institute on Drug Abuse
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
Below please find clinical best practice guidelines developed by nationally-recognized organizations that assist providers in clinical decision-making.
Treatment of Patients With Substance Use Disorders, Second Edition, American Psychiatric Association
Download and print an Appraisal that you can give to your patients who might be dealing with alcohol or drug use issues.