Substance Abuse

Unmet need for treatment of substance use disorders and serious psychological distress among veterans: a nationwide analysis using the NSDUH

Golub A, Vazan P, Bennett AS, Liberty HJ. Mil Med. 2013 Jan;178(1):107-14. SOURCE:  National Development and Research Institutes, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA. Many veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq experience serious mental health (MH) concerns including substance use disorders (SUD), post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, depression, or […]

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Association of substance use and VA service-connected disability benefits with risk of homelessness among veterans

Edens EL, Kasprow W, Tsai J, Rosenheck RA. Am J Addict. 2011 Sep-Oct;20(5):412-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1521-0391.2011.00166.x. Epub 2011 Aug 11. SOURCE:  VA New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA. ellen.edens@va.gov Recent public attention on homelessness has shifted beyond emergency services and supportive housing to primary prevention. […]

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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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