New Resource Available on Detoxification

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is pleased to announce the availability of the Detoxification and Substance Abuse Treatment Training Manual. This new curriculum, based on Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 45, is for use by clinical supervisors for training staff members about detoxification services for individuals with substance use disorders. The manual includes information on the physiology of withdrawal, pharmacological management of withdrawal, patient placement, and incorporating detoxification services into comprehensive systems of care. It includes step-by-step instructions for providing inservice training.

Date Added: 01/29/09

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