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1 Addiction Treatment Forum
Link: http://www.atforum.com/
Description: Newsletter and website; reports on substance abuse and addiction therapies, research, news, and events of interest to both healthcare professionals and patients, with a focus on methadone maintenance for opioid-addiction treatment. Edited by Stewart B. Leavitt, PhD, with funding from an educational grant from Tyco/Healthcare/ Mallinckrodt a manufacturer of methadone and naltrexone.
Subjects: Naltrexone | Methadone maintenance
Categories: Journals and Newsletters
2 American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD).
Link: http://aatod.org/
Description: Formerly American Methadone Treatment Association. Enhances the quality of patient care in treatment programs by promoting the growth and development of comprehensive methadone treatment services throughout the United States. The AATOD works with federal agencies and state substance abuse authorities concerning opioid treatment policy.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance
Categories: Professional Societies
3 American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. (AATOD)
Link: http://www.aatod.org
Description: The American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) was founded in 1984 to enhance the quality of patient care in treatment programs by promoting the growth and development of comprehensive methadone treatment services throughout the United States. AATOD works with federal agencies and state substance abuse authorities concerning opioid treatment policy. Currently, the methadone treatment system is experiencing major changes as accreditation is implemented as the new federal oversight standard. AATOD continues to work with federal and state agencies to assist our members on complying with these standards, ensuring that they receive technical assistance necessary to make the transition.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance | Drug abuse treatment
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Treatment
4 Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research (Denmark)
Link: http://www.crf-au.dk/
Description: The Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research is affiliated under the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Aarhus. CRF was established January 1st 1993, and is mainly funded with government research grants. It offers 6-7 permanent masterships in affiliation with the University of Aarhus. The research staff come from Psychology, Ethnography, Communication and Media, Law etc. Projects have include DanRIS (about residential treatment in Denmark); methadone maintenance treatment research; and substance abuse treatment for women and men in prison. CRF publishes the journal "STOF."
Subjects: Methadone maintenance | Offenders | Alcoholism treatment | Women
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International
5 European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD)
Link: http://www.europad.org/
Description: EUROPAD seeks to facilitate communication and co-operation among individuals and organisations working in addiction treatment, especially those working in opiate substitution treatment. Journal: Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance | Heroin
Categories: Professional Societies
6 Evergreen Treatment Services
Link: http://www.evergreentreatment.org/
Description: Evergreen Treatment Services has been providing evidence-based addiction treatment services to the citizens of Western Washington for over 30 years. ETS is a private, non-profit organization licensed as an outpatient opioid treatment program. The agency currently serves over 900 patients in four methadone clinics located in King County and a newly opened clinic in Thurston County.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance
Categories: Washington State
7 Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Substance Use Disorders
Link: http://www.dpt.samhsa.gov/index.aspx
Description: MAT is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a whole-patient approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Research shows that when treating substance-use disorders, a combination of medication and behavioral therapies is most successful. Produced by SAMHSA's Division of Pharmacologic Therapies, the website includes information about regulations and certification, pharmacotherapies, treatment and provider resources, patient and family resources, and co-morbidities.
Subjects: Pharmacotherapy | Buprenorphine | Methadone maintenance
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Treatment
8 Methadone Support Organization (MSO)
Link: http://www.methadonesupport.org
Description: Methadone Support Organization is a non-profit support organization/website for "Medication Assisted Treatment" for those addicted or dependent on opiates for any reason, from substance abuse to chronic pain. Official resource for Methadone Anonymous; community of support forums; expertise on pregnancy & methadone; member of CSAT/SAMHSA's Patient Support and Community Education Project (PSCEP) group.
Subjects: Pain management | Methadone maintenance
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
9 National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMAR)
Link: http://www.methadone.org/
Description: NAMA Recovery is an organization composed of medication assisted treatment patients and health care professionals that are supporters of quality opiate agonist treatment. The primary objective of NAMA Recovery is to advocate for the patient in treatment by destigmatizing and empowering medication assisted treatment patients. Newsletter - NAMA Recovery Advocate.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance | Pharmacotherapy | Buprenorphine
Categories: Recovery Resources | Organizations and Advocacy
10 National Alliance of Methadone Advocates (NAMA)
Link: http://www.methadone.org/
Description: An organization composed of methadone patients and health care professionals who are supporters of quality opiate agonist treatment.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
11 SAMHSA's Web Page on Methadone
Link: http://www.dpt.samhsa.gov/medications/methadone.aspx
Description: Includes links to fact sheets, references, program directory.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance
Categories: Information Resources