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HHS Non-systematic Review

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Last Reviewed: January 2018

This report is for health care providers, family members, and other stakeholders working to help people who need treatment for drug abuse or addiction. It addresses addiction to a wide variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illegal and prescription drugs. The report explains the principles of effective treatment for addiction, answers frequently asked questions about drug addiction, and describes treatment programs and evidence-based approaches to treatment.

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National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2018). Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide (Third Edition). Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/principles-drug-addiction-treatment-research-based-guide-third-edition/preface