Substance Use Tools & Resources
About the Collection
Although the tools were not all created specifically for rural primary care practices, they are potentially used in those, as well as a variety of other settings.
Tools were identified through systematic searches of the published and grey literature, and through focused searches for specific kinds of tools.
It is important to note that these tools do not represent everything that has been developed. Constant streams of new tools are being created.
A collection of tools and resources for providers, staff, and patients who offer or use services to address substance use. See the full environmental scan (PDF 0.69 MB) and resources collection (PDF 1.28 MB) in PDF format.
UNC Horizons Program
UNC Horizons is a substance use disorder treatment program for women, including those who are pregnant, parenting, and/or whose lives have been touched by abuse and violence.
Vital Signs: Drug Overdose Deaths, by Selected Sociodemographic and Social Determinants of Health Characteristics — 25 States and the District of Columbia, 2019-2020
Your Words Matter – Language Showing Compassion and Care for Women, Infants, Families, and Communities Impacted by Substance Use Disorder
This resource offers background information and tips for providers on how to use person-first language and on which terms to avoid using to reduce stigma and negative bias when discussing addiction or substance use disorder with pregnant women and mothers.
A Practical Research Agenda for Treatment Development for Stimulant Use Disorder
About Opioid Use During Pregnancy
This CDC page provides an overview of how opioid use impacts pregancy to help women who use opioids during pregnancy be aware of the possible risks and potential treatment options for opioid use disorder.
ACPA – Stanford Resource Guide To Chronic Pain Management: An Integrated Guide to Comprehensive Pain Therapies
The ACPA Resource Guide to Chronic Pain Management combines practical clinical experience and the most recent scientific information presented in an easy-to-read format for consumers and professionals.
Advisory: Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Use Treatment
Advisory: Comprehensive Case Management for Substance Use Disorder Treatment
This Advisory is based on TIP 27, Comprehensive Case Management for Substance Abuse Treatment. It surveys the underlying principles and models of case management, discusses reasons substance use disorder (SUD) treatment providers might consider implementing or expanding the use of case management, and lists some case management-related resources and tools.