Helpful Patient Management Tools
Policies, Procedures and Protocols
Self help group for alcohol dependence.
Audit Cycle from the Royal College of Pathologists.
Aware - Support organisation for patients/families with elation/depression. Support groups/Literature/Lectures.
Health Research Board
National Advisory Committee on Drugs: useful review articles on drug issues in Ireland including Dual Diagnosis.
Self help group for drug dependence.
US National Institute on Drug Abuse; wide ranging site on all aspects of substance abuse.
Principles for Best Practice in Clinical Audit
Endorsed by NICE and the Healthcare Commission.
Community Detoxification Initiative
Excellent user friendly information on alcohol, drugs and mental health.
Role of GPs in the Recovery Process
YouTube link - UK based but relevant to the Irish setting.
Sick Doctor Scheme
National newsletter on substance misuse management in primary care.
Addiction Science Research and Education Centre