Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: A Brief Guide
This manual from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides guidance on the use of medication-assisted treatment for alcohol use misuse. It summarizes approved medications, screening and assessment, treatment planning, and patient monitoring (SAMHSA, 2015).
The Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: Pocket Guide is designed as a quick reference for information about medication-assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder. It offers a checklist for prescribing medications to patients and provides a list of approved medications for treatment (SAMHSA, 2015).