Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse and Persons with Disabilities: Employment Strategies

This item contains information from the REGIONAL INFORMATION UTILIZATION INSTITUTE (RIUI), REGIONS II &III, Program SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES. Visit Website

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Promoting Substance Use Assessment by Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies

This project which will conclude in 2009 will modify and evaluate one of the most promising screening instruments available, the Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory-3, and develop a version for use by vocational rehabilitation agencies (SASSI-VR) Visit Website

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Alcohol Abuse Fact Sheet

Patient oriented fact sheet for people with spinal cord injury describing why alcohol can be a problem, determining whether it is a problem, what to do about it, and prognosis. Visit Website

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Substance Abuse Resources & Programs: Deaf or Hearing Impaired

Awakenings Substance Abuse Recovery Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons.   The Minnesota Chemical Dependency Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals (MCDPDHHI)   MCDPDHHI, designed to meet the needs of people who are deaf and hard of hearing, is an inpatient chemical dependency program at Fairview hospital in Minneapolis. Program offerings […]

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Substance Abuse Resources & Programs: Health Care Professionals, Service Providers

Psychosocial Aspects of Disability: Issues Related to Psychiatric Disabilities and Issues Related to Substance Abuse Information about the psychological and sociological aspects of severe disabilities, including the adjustment factors in living with disabilities, knowledge of community attitudes. Visit Website   Substance Use Disorder Treatment For People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities Visit Website

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Northwest Deaf Addiction Center

Northwest Deaf Addiction Center NWDAC offers the following services: Visit Website

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Consumer Advocacy Model (CAM)

Program providing advocacy, support, case management, vocational services, and chemical dependency treatment for people with disabilities who are concurrently experiencing alcohol or other drug-use problems. Visit Website

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Selected publications available through SARDI and the RRTC on Drugs and Disability

Links To Online Reports: Visit Website

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Substance Abuse Resources & Programs: Young Adults

Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention for Students with Disabilities: A Call to Educators. ERIC Digest Article describes need for prevention and intervention and recommendations Visit Website     PALS: Prevention Works, All of us Together, Learning to Care, Special Modifications PALS Project has trained over 2,300 participating educators to adapt alcohol, tobacco, other drug (ATOD) and […]

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Guide to Substance Abuse & Disability Resources, Second Edition

This guide was developed to assist researchers, professionals, and people with disabilities to locate research training materials relating to substance abuse and disabilities that were developed by programs funded by the NIDRR, including: Visit Website

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