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Resources for Prevention/Treatment
The ADAI Clearinghouse is a resource center with both print and online resources about drugs and alcohol. All materials are free to Washington State residents. Includes professional training materials, information for youth, parents, schools, and more.
Evidence-Based Practices for Substance Use Disorders (ADAI)
This database, developed by the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington is intended to help treatment providers make informed decisions about which science-based practices are most appropriate in which circumstances and for which individuals. This database is updated irregularly but is still a very valuable tool.
This interactive toolkit was developed by the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington and the Washington State Department of Social and Health Service's Division of Behavioral health and Recovery (DBHR). The toolkit is intended to be easy to use, and includes resources that individual providers, other staff who interact with clients, or entire organizations may select as most appropriate for their needs. Sections include Talking with Clients (features an interactive, multimedia training module), Cultural Competence, Motivational Interviewing, Motivational Incentives, Family Involvement, NIATx resources, and TARGET information.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) publishes a huge array of print and online materials for providers, students, and the general public. Many of the online items are free; shipping fees may apply for print orders. Search the database, browse by topic (using the red toolbar at the top), or explore their Top 50 Most Popular Products. SAMHSA publishes the popular TIP series (Treatment Improvement Protocol) for providers and students.
Find research-based information on substances, addiction, treatment, and prevention. Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide (3rd edition) is a frequently-cited publication, and their DrugFacts series is also very popular with schools and community groups.
National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) (SAMHSA)
This searchable database from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) was developed to help the public learn more about evidence-based interventions available for substance use disorder treatment. Browse the complete list or narrow it down by ages, areas of interest, settings, outcome categories, race/ethnicity, gender, language, or more.
ADAI eNews and Treatment Update for Washington State (ADAI)
Free email newsletters from the ADAI Clearinghouse. Frequency: Weekly for ADAI eNews, monthly for Treatment Update for Washington State. Subscribe to one or the other -- or both -- and browse past issues online.
The Washington Recovery Help Line is funded by the state Department of Social and Health Services' Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery and offers free, anonymous, and confidential crisis intervention and referral services for Washington State residents. Professional trained volunteers and staff are available 24/7 to provide emotional support and offer local treatment resources for substance abuse, problem gambling, and mental health, as well as other community services.
Teen Link's trained teen volunteers offer crisis intervention and emotional support for youth ages 13-20. Only available between 6-10pm. Chat support also available.
Learn About Marijuana WA (ADAI)
This site from the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute at the UW was developed in response to legalization and includes factsheets on various health and social aspects of marijuana, special pages for parents and teens, information about policy, law, and research, and an FAQ for adult consumers.
Developed by the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington, this site offers training on how to prevent, identify, and reverse opioid overdoses, as well as a regularly-updated listing of all the pharmacies in the state offering naloxone, a prescription medicine for use in overdose emergencies. Also find the Center for Opioid Safety Education (COSE), which offers community and professional education on opioid safety.
This project is a collaboration between the Suquamish Tribe, the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe, and the UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute, seeking to address substance abuse and the need for a sense of cultural belonging and cultural revitalization among tribal youth. The program uses community-based, culturally grounded prevention and intervention life skills curriculum for tribal youth that builds on the strengths and resources of their community.
Seattle Area Helplines & Treatment Resources (ADAI)
Compiled by ADAI Library & Clearinghouse staff. Also includes resources from past ADAI events and other web sites related to education and training.
This site was created for prevention professionals to develop, update, and sustain their substance abuse prevention work. Find general information about substance abuse prevention, documents and tools, and access prevention discussions and online training opportunities.
National American Indian & Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center
The National American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center strengthens and promotes systematic behavioral health practice changes that both honor and contribute to the health and well-being of AI & AN communities, tribes, and individuals. Find curricula for academic programming, webinars, and information about special topics.
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