BSAS - “Getting Started with Tobacco Awareness Groups” Booklet


This booklet includes an outline for a 10-session Tobacco Awareness Group and also a collection of handouts and worksheets that staff can use in one-to-one meetings to address tobacco/nicotine use in addiction treatment settings. The information is relevant to individual and group treatment.

It was developed by IHR’s TAPE Project to help staff in addiction treatment settings engage participants around their tobacco/nicotine use when they aren’t interested in quitting.

National Library of Medicine's Opioid Resource List

The National Library of Medicine's Opioid Resource List provides regularly-updated links related to: 

  • Understanding Addiction
  • Opioid Overdose
  • Opioid Drugs
  • Treating Opioid Addiction
  • Opioid Prescribing
  • Pregnancy, Opioid use and NAS
  • Recovery
  • Data, Trends and Stats
  • Topic-related Searches of National Library of Medicine Resources
  • Selection Guidelines

ASAM - Report: Performance Measures for the Addiction Specialist Physician

ASAM’s Practice Improvement and Performance Measurement Action Group Performance Panel submitted this report to the ASAM Board of Directors with the goal of the performance measures being adopted by the organizations that address population health as well as the health status of individual patients and the health care services rendered to patients.

CSAT Toolkit on Addressing Substance Use in the Addictions Workforce

This toolkit (PDF, 100 pages) is designed for provider organizations in the addictions field, their executives, managers and human resources staff. It includes practical resources and information to guide and assist providers as they face workforce issues associated with substance use, misuse and recovery among employees.

ATTC Substance Use Disorder-Health Care Integration Brief


This Issue Brief from the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, released October 2014, relates to the launch of an ATTC initiative to advance the integration of substance use disorder (SUD) services and health care. The Brief explains why it is critical to the health and wellness of communities to specifically address the unique issues involved in integrating substance use disorder services and health care.