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Physician health programs refer addicted doctors to some of the nation’s most respected drug treatment centers, many of which offer specialized abstinence-based programs for addicted professionals and staff who are experienced in treating health care providers.
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A alcohol use treatment provider locator search engine tool for patients.
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SAMHSA
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Recovery Connection® (RCx) a comprehensive website dedicated to helping people, or their loved ones, in need of help with detox, drug addiction or alcoholism find treatment. Recovery Connection® provides a free 24/7 national helpline.
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From Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series from SAMHSA, published in 2012. Title implies this is related to chronic opioid therapy for patients in recovery from substance use disorders, which it is, but it also is relevant to use of chronic opioid therapy for all patients and preventing substance use disorders.
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Question and answer page on prescription drug monitoring programs and link to information on each state.
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Medicine Basics for Smokers

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Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRTs), when used with the behavior-related information on the other pages of this website, can help you increase your changes of quitting smoking permanently.

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What Kinds of Medicines or Other Treatments Will Help Me Remain Smoke-Free?

Nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs), when used with the behavior-related information on the other pages of this website, can help you increase your chances of quitting smoking permanently.

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Family members of patients who have been prescribed buprenorphine for treatment of addiction often have questions about this treatment. This handout will provide answers to their questions.
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Detecting Substance Abuse and Dependence

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Symptoms, Red Flags, and Risk Factors of Abuse/Dependence informational page

Symptoms, Red Flags, and Risk Factors

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How To Reduce Your Drinking

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Tips on reducing your drinking

How to Reduce Your Drinking

• Make a list of reasons why you want to reduce drinking.
• There may be multiple reasons you want to cut back on your alcohol intake. These may include

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The Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST) is a drug use questionnaire that assesses problems and consequences related to drug (including prescription) misuse. Scoring and Interpretation information is provided at the end of this questionnaire.
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