Find resources to assist with the recovery of parents affected by substance use disorders.
Family-Centered Treatment for Women with Substance Use Disorders—History, Key Elements and Challenges (PDF - 2,220 KB)
Werner, Young, Dennis, & Amatetti (2007)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2007)
Discusses the role of family in the context of treatment for women with substance use disorders.
Funding Family Centered-Treatment for Women (PDF - 2,046 KB)
Dennis, Young, & Gardner (2008)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Assists treatment providers and State substance abuse agencies to identify and access potential sources of funding for comprehensive family-centered treatment.
Intervening With Pregnant and Postpartum Women With Substance Use Disorders (PDF - 3,471 KB)
Price & Pietrzak (Eds.)
The Source: Newsletter of the National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center, 20(2), 2010
Presents numerous articles addressing issues such as screening tools, service coordination, engagement and retention in treatment, and more.
A Review of Evidence-Based Approaches for Reduction of Alcohol Consumption in Native Women Who Are Pregnant or of Reproductive Age
Montag, Clapp, Calac, Gorman, & Chambers (2012)
The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 38(5)
Determines the number of publications that have quantitatively evaluated interventions among American Indian and Alaskan Native women and identifies interventions that may prove useful in designing effective prevention and treatment programs.
Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women: Quick Guide for Administrators Based on TIP 51 (PDF - 6,850 KB)
United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2013)
Offers a quick guide that accompanies the treatment improvement guidelines set forth in "Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women," number 51 in the Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) series. It summarizes the how-to information pertinent to behavioral health program administrators, focusing on program development, procedures, and policies in addressing substance use disorders among women in behavioral health settings.
Substance Use During Pregnancy: Prevalence, Impact, and Solutions
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau, National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center (2011)
Provides a tutorial with an overview of the prevalence and nature of substance use among pregnant women in the United States, including factors that often contribute to substance abuse. The training reviews the potential impact of prenatal exposure, examines interventions, and explores relevant Federal and State policies.