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Caring for Women with Opioid Use Disorder: a Toolkit for Organization Leaders and Providers

This HRSA toolkit is a guide to help health care and social service organization leaders and providers improve care coordination for women with OUD in HRSA-supported programs. The information may also apply to other settings of care and to work with women with substance use disorder more broadly.

The toolkit is organized into three major sections:

Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Training

SBIRT is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs. Coupled with “motivational interviewing,” in which the clinician partners with the client to make decisions about the client’s care, SBIRT is used in primary care practices, hospitals, clinics, emergency rooms, college and university health services, employee assistance programs and a range of community settings.

Using Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose in the Workplace: Information for Employers and Workers

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed this information to help employers and workers understand the risk of opioid overdose and help them decide if they should establish a workplace naloxone availability and use program.

Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA)

The Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA) is a developmentally appropriate treatment for youth and young adults (12-24 years old) with substance misuse or substance use disorders.  A-CRA is an evidence based treatment developed by Chestnut Health Systems.The brief treatment model can be delivered in outpatient clinics, community settings, homes, or school based settings and typically involves weekly sessions which can include parent(s) or caregivers.  Clinicians are trained and certified t