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Author: Sandra Clunies
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: treatment, protocal, improvement, opiate, laam, addiction
Number of Pages: 77
Prepared to facilitate the transfer of state-of-the-art protocols & guidelines for the treatment of alcohol & other drug (AOD) abuse from acknowledged clinical, research, & administrative experts to the Nation's AOD abuse treatment resources. Includes: introduction on LAAM (levo-alpha-acetyl-methadol), which suppresses opiate withdrawal symptoms for more than 72 hours; clinical profile of LAAM; clinical application of LAAM therapy; treatment planning; management & administrative issues; & regulatory & ethical issues. Bibliography. Training resources.
Author: Michael J. McCann
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: counselor, manual, methadone, using, opiate, addiction, treatment
Number of Pages: 359
Written to facilitate training of new counselors and improve the quality of the counseling component of methadone treatment in the State of California. Appendices are helpful both in implementing some of the requirements of state and federal regulations, and in counseling activities. This manual is an attempt to consolidate information in regulations, in the methadone literature, and from colleagues in the addictions field into a useful and practical instrument. Extensive bibliography.
Author: Shah, T.
Keywords: policies, north, bengal, irrigation, minor, opiate, assessment, elixir
Number of Pages: 109
Provides a socioeconomic analysis of Minor Irrigation (MI) investments in North Bengal. The study addresses the following questions: whether there is justification and rationale for MI subsidies in North Bengal; whether the North Bengal Terai Development Project's current subsidy policy achieves the Project's MI objectives in an efficient, sustainable and livelihood intensive manner, and if there is scope for modifying the current policies for better impact.
Author: World Health Organization. Mental Health Evidence
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: developmental, substance, abuse, disorders, neurological, mental, control, priorities, related, disease
Number of Pages: 111
This publication brings together five chapters from Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries 2nd edition (2006), along with an introduction and a conclusion by WHO. The chapters cover mental disorders, neurological disorders, learning and developmental disabilities, and alcohol and illicit opiate abuse. The purpose of this special package is to provide information on cost-effectiveness of interventions for these specific groups of disorders. This information should contribute to reformulation of policies and programs and reallocation of resources eventually leading to reduction of mo
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