Lesson 3 Introduction to the Substance Use Disorder Treatment System
Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, 2015
The first in a series of white papers on integrating substance use disorders and health care, this paper focuses on emphasizing the need for better integration of substance use disorder (SUD) and health care services and describes an array of effective models, interventions and implementation strategies for treating SUDs in health care settings.
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, National Academies Press, 2015.
In this report, the study committee develops a framework that can be used to chart a path toward the ultimate goal of improving the outcomes of psychosocial interventions for those with mental health and substance use disorders.
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, National Academies Press, 2006.
This report examines the Quality Chasm approach to overall health care and addresses the question of whether or not it can be applied to health care for mental and substance use-conditions. It also describes a multi-faceted and comprehensive strategy for doing so.
Mark D. Schenker, Living with Addiction, Pro Talk, rehabs.com, September 2014.
An article dissecting addiction as a disease and how that idea effects the best treatment model.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US), Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 173. October 2008.
A collection of case studies around the integration of mental health and substance abuse into primary care. These case studies deliberately cover a spectrum of health care organizations, sponsorship, approaches to integrated care, and patient populations.