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Screening and Assessment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Among Adults in the Criminal Justice System

Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 7

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Rockville (MD): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US); .
Report No.: (SMA) 94B2076

This TIP provides practical information regarding the screening and assessment of AOD abuse among adults in the criminal justice system. It contains discussions of screening and assessment and treatment planning. The TIP also examines assessment issues related to primary health care, sexually transmitted diseases, mental health, safety, and relapse. Legal and ethical issues, such as the Federal regulations on confidentiality, are reviewed.

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This publication is part of the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant technical assistance program. This publication was written under contract number ADM 270-91-0007 from the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Anna Marsh, PhD, and Sandra Clunies, MS, served as the CSAT Government project officers. Michelle Paul, MA, Randi Henderson, and Deborah Shuman served as contractor writers.

The opinions expressed herein are the views of the consensus panel members and do not reflect the official position of SAMHSA or any other part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). No official support or endorsement of SAMHSA or DHHS is intended or should be inferred. The guidelines proffered in this document should not be considered as substitutes for individualized patient care and treatment decisions.

Bookshelf ID: NBK64692PMID: 22514864
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