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Substance Use Disorders and Nursing Care

This guide is to assist you in research topics related to addiction, treatment and recovery of these disorders as well as trauma-informed care, related stigma and harm reduction avenues. Here you will find information on the various substances commonly fo

Introduction

Treatment

Addiction Treatment builds upon generic concepts and skills of caring and helping to provide knowledge essential for general addiction practice, techniques for identifying and assessing the affected client and strategies for effective change.

This section includes informative books, ebooks, journals, databases, videos, and more to assist you with learning and understanding more about the harms and available resources related to substance-related treatment.

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Websites, Reports and Papers

Videos

Stages of Change in Recovery from Addiction by Dr. Bob Weathers

Applies and amplifies the standard model of recovery --- stages of change --- but not before aiming to counterbalance the natural tendency to oversimplify life, and the process of healing from addiction, to any kind of linear, idealistic perspective.

Brief intervention: "Steve"

This video depicts a primary care physician delivering a brief intervention to a patient who has completed the AUDIT alcohol screening form. This video and other tools are available at http://www.sbirtoregon.org

Brief intervention: "Jill"

This video depicts a primary care physician delivering a brief intervention to patient who has completed the AUDIT alcohol screening form. This video and other tools are available at http://www.sbirtoregon.org

Library Resources

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