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1 Charleston Alcohol Research Center (ARC)
Link: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/arc/
Description: Medical University of South Carolina. One of fifteen alcohol research centers supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The goal of this center is to become, through scientific research, a significant regional and national resource in pharmacotherapy for alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Director: Carrie Randall, PhD.
Subjects: Pharmacotherapy
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
2 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
3 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
4 Rx Database; Psychotherapeutic Medications 2011: What Every Counselor Should Know
Link: http://www.findrxinformation.org/
Description: Developed by the Mid-America ATTC, the Rx Database www.findrxinformation.org is designed as a "desk-top reference" of medications commonly prescribed in the treatment of persons with alcohol, drug and mental health conditions. This searchable database offers up-to-date information on generic and brand name medications. It is intended to provide a basic understanding of medication dose, frequency, side effects, emergency conditions, abuse potential, cautions and considerations for pregnant women.
Subjects: Pharmacotherapy | Drug abuse treatment
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Treatment
5 San Francisco Treatment Research Center (SFTRC)
Link: http://addiction.ucsf.edu/
Description: University of California, San Francisco. Funded by NIDA, SFTRC conducts a variety of studies focused on innovative treatments for substance abuse. Research includes both psychosocial and pharmacologic trials in both randomized clinical trial and Phase I development forms.
Subjects: Pharmacotherapy
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.