Publications

NIDA's Principles Of Drug Addiction Treatment: Research-Based Guide
This guide captures three decades of scientific research and clinical practice yielding a variety of effective approaches to drug addiction treatment.
TIP34: Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies for Substance Abuse
This TIP documents the effectiveness of brief interventions and therapies in both the mental health and substance abuse treatment fields.
Guttmacher Institute, Substance Abuse during Pregnancy, State Policies in Brief
This annual update reviews all states' policies concerning prenatal exposure and how it is treated by the child welfare system.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center

SAMHSA's Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center is a Federal initiative devoted to preventing and treating FASD. This website provides information and resources about FASD. The Center is dedicated to providing training, TA, and conference/event speakers.


Substance-Exposed Infants : Policy and Practice

A presentation given by Nancy Young at Children´s Bureau Meeting of States and Tribes, June 2006 - Arlington, VA.

Children's Program Kit for People Who Work With Children of Alcoholics or Drug Dependent Parents

The kit is designed to provide materials for substance abuse programs so that they can initiate educational support programs for the children of their clients in substance abuse treatment.

Substance-Exposed Infants: Current Issues and Responses in the APSAC Advisor

This article provides a brief review of prevalence estimates, a summary of state policies and programs to assist families of substance-exposed infants, and suggestions of needed interventions in both policy and direct practice.

Substance-Exposed Infants: Current Issues and Responses

Published in the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children 's Advisor journal, this article provides a brief review of prevalence estimates, a summary of state policies and programs to assist families of substance-exposedinfants, and suggestions of needed interventions in both policy and direct practice.

Screening and Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention, and Recovery (SAFERR)

A guidebook that presents the SAFERR (Screening and Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention, and Recovery) model for helping staff of public and private agencies respond to families affected by substance use disorders and is based on the premise that when parents misuse substances and maltreat their children, the only way to make sound decisions is to draw from the talents and resources of at least three systems: child welfare, alcohol and drugs, and the courts.

A Critical Link: Substance Abuse Issues in Family to Family Efforts

This report reviews the potential links between Family to Family reforms in the child welfare system and substance abuse issues.