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Substance Use Disorder (SUD)

Alcohol and drug misuse can occur in response to stress or other medical or mental health conditions. Problematic alcohol and drug misuse can lead to serious health, relationship, employment, and legal problems. Symptoms of substance use disorder may include feeling sick or distressed when unable to access alcohol or drugs, increased tolerance, or the inability to stop using alcohol or drugs despite negative consequences. The resources in this section are designed to help you learn more about these problems and their treatment.


Resources

Title and LinkTypeMajor ApproachSpecific SectionsAccessibility
Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health
(2010)
Book and Website by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Motivational enhancement and psychoeducational approaches N/A Section 508 compliant
DrugScreening.org
Website by the Boston University School of Public Health Psychoeducational approach N/A Does not have alternative accessibility formats
Stay Quit Coach
Mobile Application by the National Center for PTSD Cognitive behavioral therapy N/A Accessible to blind/visually impaired, deaf/hard of hearing, colorblind, and is Section 508 compliant
SMART Recovery: Self-Management and Recovery Training
(2013)
Website by SMART Recovery Cognitive behavioral therapy N/A Does not have alternative accessibility formats
Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change
(2014)
Book by Jeffrey Foote, Ph.D., Carrie Wilkens, Ph.D., and Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D. Community reinforcement approach N/A Accessible to blind/Visually impaired
 


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