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This Naloxone Saves infographic can be used for training for recognizing an opioid overdose and adminstering naloxone.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network - The Power of Parenting: How to Help Your Child After the Death of a Sibling from Substance Use or Overdose provides information for all caregivers who are parenting children after the death of a sibling from substance use or overdose. Drawing from the wisdom of parents and children who have been through this experience this tip sheet provides information on how to facilitate grieving. This fact sheet is intended to support parents of children ages 7 and older.
This toolkit was developed by the Adolescent Trauma and Substance Abuse Committee of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network to raise awareness about the needs of youth with traumatic stress and substance abuse problems and to promote evidence-based practices in clinical settings. It is meant to serve as a training guide for providers working with this population. The project was funded by SAMHSA.
Research has demon¬strated a strong relationship between childhood exposure to traumatic events and a variety of substance use-related behaviors. Throughout a person’s lifetime, childhood trauma exposure can be a significant factor in addiction and mental health problems, and approaches to prevention, intervention, and recovery efforts. This resource outlines the consequences of opioid misuse related to trauma and includes policy implications and recommendations as well as additional resources.
This 2018 webinar from the National Conference of State Legislators presents information on opiiods and early adversity and discusses childhood trauma and addiction. It also presents examples of successes in Tennesee and Vermont.
In response to the Administration’s 2010 National Drug Control Strategy, the U.S. Department of Justice established the Federal Interagency Task Force on Drug Endangered Children (DEC).The DEC Task Force Federal Partnerships Subcommittee conducted an assessment of promising practices in the field and of training modules provided by federal, state, local, tribal, and community-based providers across the country. This toolkit is a compilation of many of those practices for your use, separated into three categories: (1) increasing DEC awareness, (2) fostering community collaboration and (3) creating a more effective response.
This document developed by SAMHSA provides brief summaries of substance abuse prevention strategies and associated programs that have been evaluated to determine their effects on the nonmedical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD.) It should be considered a resource for state and community prevention practitioners seeking information on interventions to reduce NMUPD
At least one trauma is reported by two-thirds of American children and adolescents (hereafter referred to as “children”); 33% of children experience multiple traumas before reaching adulthood. Although most children are resilient, trauma exposure is associated with increased risk for medical and mental health problems including Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and attempted and completed suicide. Core TF-CBT principles are 1) phase- and components-based treatment; 2) component order and proportionality of phases; 3) the use of gradual exposure in TF-CBT and 4) the importance of integrally including parents or other primary caregivers into TF-CBT treatment.
The opioid epidemic continues to have devastating con­sequences for children and families across the country, with growing social and financial implications for states. This report highlights effective strategies by Kentucky, New Hampshire, and Virginia to support families impacted by opioid use disorder (OUD). It includes strategies, ideas for maximizing resources and opportunities to support children and families impacted by OUD.
Policymakers know the opioid crisis needs a multidisciplinary response that includes law enforcement, physicians, nurses, and social workers. Civil legal aid partners are also essential and this fact sheet illustrates how to work with these partners.