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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Updated Research Report on Heroin

February 2014

PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (1.61MB, 8pp)

 

Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

National Institute on Drug Abuse January 2014.
PDF
PDF available here for download <click here…> (3.79MB, 42pp)

 

Prescription Drug Abuse: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic

Healthy Americans October 2013.

http://healthyamericans.org/assets/files/TFAH2013RxDrugAbuseRptFINAL.pdf

 

NIDA Heroin Drug Facts

National Institute on Drug Abuse April 2013.

PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (494KB, 3pp)

 

Understanding the Addicted Mind

Stanford Medicine 2012 newsletter.
http://stanmed.stanford.edu/2012spring/article5.html -

 

The Neurobiology of Addiction: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2901107/ - 2009 journal article by George F. Koob, Ph.D. and Dr. Eric J. Simon.


Addiction and the Brain From Time Science

http://www.time.com/time/interactive/0,31813,1640235,00.html - As scientists learn more about the pathology of addiction, new addictions are discovered and defined on a regular basis. Here's a survey of addictions you may not be aware exist, and a look at ways addiction affects the brain.

 

Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse

http://www.nida.nih.gov/consequences/ - This information is available from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

 

The Fix

http://www.thefix.com/ - The Fix is a daily news website about alcoholism, addiction, recovery and the drug war that was launched in March 2011.

 

Teaching Aids on Addiction for Health Practioners and Neuroscientists From the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)

This series of teaching aids includes PowerPoint Presentations and background information for the presenter. Good background information for anyone who has an interest in learning the basics of drug addiction.

The Brain & the Actions of Cocaine, Opiates, and Marijuana

Sections include: Introduction to the Brain, Introduction to the Reward System, and Introduction to Drugs of Abuse: Cocaine, Opiates (Heroin) and Marijuana (THC)

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The Neurobiology of Drug Addiction

Sections include: Introduction to the Brain, The Reward Pathway and Addiction, The Action of Heroin (Morphine), and The Action of Cocaine.

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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says     
 
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Bringing the Power of Science to Bear on Drug Abuse and Addiction     
 
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Addiction Science: From Molecules to Managed Care

A PowerPointPresentation For Health Practitioners, Teachers, and Neuroscientists

Sections include: What is Addiction? Why Do People Abuse Drugs? Drug Use Changes the Brain. Prevention/Development. Genes, Environment, Comorbitity. Treatment, Relapse, HIV/AIDS.

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The Neurobiology of Drug Addiction: Implications for Treatment
NIDA Science & Practice Perspective - Voume 1, #1, July 2002.

PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (305KB, 36pp)

 

NIDA Drugs, Brains & Behavior – The Science of Addiction
Updated August 2010.
This booklet provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease.
PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (4.8MB, 36pp)

 

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) - Principles of Drug Addiction

December 2012.
This document is intended to address addiction to a wide variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs. It is designed to serve as a resource for health care providers, family members, and other stakeholders trying to address the myriad problems faced by patients in need of treatment for drug abuse or addiction.
PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (577KB, 44pp)

 

Addict in the Family

A reference for persons addicted to substances of abuse, and for their relatives and friends. It provides a practical, no nonsense guide for better understanding drug abuse and the various treatment options available. By Andrew Bryne, MD.
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recovery resourcesRecovery Resources

Research Article - Co-participation in 12-Step Mutual Aid Groups and Methadone Maintenance Treatment:
A Survey of 322 Patients - Co-Authored by William L. White

http://www.williamwhitepapers.com/pr/2013%20Co-participation%20in%2012-Step%20Groups%20and%20Methadone%20Maintenance.pdf

 

MARS Medication-Assisted Recovery Services™
The MARS™ Project is a peer-initiated and peer-based recovery support project sponsored by the National Alliance of Medication-Assisted (NAMA) Recovery.
http://marsproject.org/

 

AfterDeployment.org - Wellness Resources for the Military Community

http://afterdeployment.org/ -

 

Integration of Mental Health, Substance Use, and Primary Care Services - Embracing our Values from a Client and Family Member Perspective.

http://www.centerforintegratedhealthsolutions.org/sliders/slider_10.3.pdf - This information is available from CalMEND.

 

Narcotics Anonymous and the Pharmacotherapeutic Treatment of Opioid Addiction in the United States

By William L. White, MA

Released 2011.

PDFPDF available here for download <click here... > (311KB, 64pp)

 

Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) Resource Guide

Released 2010.

PDFPDF available here for download <click here... > (1.10 MB, 30pp)

 

Recovery-Oriented Methadone Maintenance Monograph

Released October 2010.

There are growing calls to shift the acute-care model of addiction treatment to a model of sustained recovery support analogous to the long-term management of other chronic diseases. The purpose of this monograph written by William White, MA, and Lisa Mojer-Torres, JD, is to explore what this shift means to the design and delivery of methadone maintenance (MM) treatment and the status of MM treatment and MM patients in the United States.

PDFPDF available here for download <click here... > (1.0 MB.168 pp)

 

Recovery Advocacy Toolkit - Engaging Your Community

Faces and Voices of Recovery.

To access the toolkit <click here> (262KB, 6pp)

 

A Community-Centered Solution for Opioid Addiction Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT)
Stewart B. Leavitt, MA, PhD; Editor.

Released in April 2004.
PDF PDF available here for  download <click here…> (2.2MB, 8pp)

 

recovery resourcesA Guide to Mutual Aid Resources on Recovery
Faces and Voices of Recovery.

Released in June 2010.
 To access the Guide <click here…>

 

WilliamWhitePapers.com

 This site contains the full text of more than 200 articles, 5 monographs, 30+ recovery tools, 9 book chapters, 3 books, and links to an additional 12 books written by William White and co-authors over the past four decades.Those papers selected for inclusion contain all of the articles and monographs authored by William White on the new recovery advocacy movement, recovery management and recovery-oriented systems of care.
The website can be accessed at:
www.williamwhitepapers.com

 

What are Peer Recovery Support Services?

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Released 2009.

PDF available for download <click here... > (239KB, 16pp)

 

Peer-based Addiction Recovery Support: History, Theory, Practice and Scientific Evaluation

Great Lakes Addiction Technology Transfer Center - William L. White, MA.

Released 2009.

PDF available for download <click here... > (2.03MB, 265pp)

 

Methadone Maintenance Treatment in the Criminal Justice System
Stewart B. Leavitt, MA,PhD; Editor. Released in April 2006.
PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (1.4MB, 8pp)

 

SAMHSA Working Definition of Recovery

Published in 2005.

PDF PDF available here for download <click here...>

 

Toward a New Recovery Movement: Historical Reflections on Recovery, Treatment and Advocacy

William L. White, 2000.
PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (96KB, 35pp)

 

All links accessed March 4, 2014

 

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