This Spanish model standards guidance document, SAMHSA’s National Model Standards for Peer Support Certification, is prepared in response to President Biden’s 2022 Unity Agenda. This document outlines model standards for substance use disorder, mental health, and family/youth peer support certification. Modelo nacional de normas para la certificación de apoyo entre pares El documento guía de
This model standards guidance document, SAMHSA’s National Model Standards for Peer Support Certification, is prepared in response to President Biden’s 2022 Unity Agenda. This document outlines model standards for substance use disorder, mental health, and family/youth peer support certification. Publication ID: PEP23-10-01-001 Publication Date: June 2023
Consumer Guide: How Can a Peer Specialist Support My Recovery From Problematic Substance Use? For People Seeking Recovery
SAMHSA This new consumer guide offers people with past or current problematic substance use a straightforward exploration of the roles, values, and work environments of professional peer specialists. This guide is a comprehensive resource that will help readers understand who professional peer specialists are, what they do in various work settings, and how to access
Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a disease that affects one in seven people. 1 And while treatment options exist, more of them, with more efficacy, are needed. Prazosin has been studied for treatment of nightmares in PTSD and for alcohol use disorder (AUD), two conditions with frequent overlap. The results for alcohol use have been
Greetings, colleagues! In the era of fentanyl, we wonder, is more buprenorphine better? Or does having more medication on-hand feed other use disorders, the purchase of more fentanyl, and/or promote diversion? This retrospective study from the Rhode Island PDMP suggests that a 24mg dose and/or the treatment approach that travels with it, captures slightly more
The Maine Office of Behavioral Health’s Prescription Monitoring Program periodically review prescribing patterns of all Maine prescribers in accordance with its mandate to promote patient safety and controlled substances stewardship. This information is designed to provide information on the PMP referral process for prescribers.