Topic: Substance Abuse

Screening and Assessment Webinar

Presented by Paul Warren (NDRI), the focus of the presentation is to increase participants’ knowledge about useful screening and assessment instruments for co-occurring disorders (CODs).

Gender Specific Issues for Men – Effectively Engaging Men in Treatment

This webinar discusses relevant male gender issues that need to be incorporated in substance abuse treatment.

Addressing Synthetic and Designer Drugs in Adult Drug Courts

This webinar was presented by Dr. Leo Kadehjian and Natalie Reyes. The availability and prevalence of synthetic and designer drugs have increased dramatically over the last several years. Due to the rapid nature at which these drugs are produced and modified, and the danger associated with their con…

Riverside County Veterans Court Standards Manual

This document provides the 10 standards that are critical to the Riverside County Veterans Court program.

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Assessing Addiction: Concepts and Instruments

This article provides information regarding structure assessment instruments for a variety of clinicians and researchers for their needs.

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Kent County Drug Court Offender Eligibility Criteria

This document provides the criteria used to determine which offenders can and cannot participate in the Kent County Drug Court program.

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Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 44 (2013)

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 44 (2013) 145–158. Contents lists available at SciVerse ScienceDirect. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. Regular articles. The comparative effectiveness of outpatient treatment for adolescent substance. abuse: A meta-analysis☆. Emily E. Al. http://dx.doi.org/…

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Emerging Drugs of Abuse: Current Perspectives on Synthetic Cannabinoids

The emerging drugs of abuse article describes the synthetic cannabinoids epidemic sweeping the U.S. and breaks down the chemicals found in it as well as the demographics of usage.

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Breaking the Habit: A Retrospective Analysis of Desistance Factors Among Formerly Problematic Heroin Users

The heroin users in the sample were engaged heavily in heroin use in the period prior to achieving abstinence-overall, the group reported using heroin on a mean of 69.7 days in the last. 3 months (70.. Additionally, 38 individuals were prescribed methadone, 47 (44.3) reported crack cocaine use (of w…

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