Resources

On this page you will find a range of resources, guidance and links to information.

This information is provided by:

National Treatment Agency (NTA)

Department of Health (DoH)

National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE)

 

Useful Links:

NTA - Recovery Resources Website

Skills Consortium – Substance Misuse

 

Useful Information:

NTA - Road to Recovery

DoH - Harms of Drugs (Summary)

NTA – How Treatment Helps Families

NTA – Club Drugs, Emerging Trends and Risks

Opioids Aware: Prescribing of Opioid Medicines for Pain: https://www.rcoa.ac.uk/faculty-of-pain-medicine/opioids-aware

Guidance for the use and reduction of misuse of benzodiazepines and other hypnotics and anxiolytics in general practice: http://www.smmgp.org.uk/download/guidance/guidance025.pdf

Stimulants- use local Adult ADHD pathway: http://www.cambsphn.nhs.uk/Libraries/Shared_Care_Guidance/Adult_ADHD_Shared_Care_Guideline_Version1Nov_2013.sflb.ashx

Gabapentin/Pregabalin- "Advice for prescribers on the risk of the misuse of pregabalin and gabapentin": https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/385791/PHE-NHS_England_pregabalin_and_gabapentin_advice_Dec_2014.pdf

 

Guidance Resources:

NTA - Medications in Recovery

DoH – Drug Misuse and Dependence UK guidelines

NICE CG52 – Drug Misuse Opioid Detoxification

 

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