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New Guide from NNLM: Substance Use Disorders

Posted by on February 15th, 2021 Posted in: Substance Misuse

The Network of National Library of Medicine’s Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Initiative aims to raise awareness of the National Library of Medicine’s Substance Use Disorders resources and the resources of partner organizations. ​

As part of this initiative, NNLM staff launched a new guide to information on Substance Use Disorders. The guide links to free and reliable online resources for general and specific audiences:

  • The SUD Resources: General tab is a great place to start learning about SUD with resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and more.
  • The Libraries tab provides educational information about Narcan/Naloxone, a resource guide for public libraries, and more.
  • The Educators tab includes classroom resources and information for all ages.
  • The Community Based Organizations tab focuses on response to Opioid use in communities and includes the Opioid Epidemic Practical Toolkit: Helping Faith and Community Leaders” from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
  • The Public Health tab provides information for public health professionals, including links to resources for locating guidelines, research, and training, and information about safe disposal of unused medications.
  • Resources by Age or Population lists recommended resources specific to families, rural populations, faith-based organizations, teens and young adults, and women.
  • The SUD Training & Education tab includes links to recorded webinars and other online trainings, suitable for all audiences.

Check NNLM’s Class Catalog for additional upcoming and recorded webinars related to Substance Use Disorder.

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