Treatments for Substance Use Disorders

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Learn about the different kinds of treatments and services that are effective in helping people with substance use disorders.

The treatment system for substance use disorders is comprised of multiple service components, including the following:

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Inpatient and residential treatment
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Partial hospital programs
  • Case or care management
  • Medication
  • Recovery support services
  • 12-Step fellowship
  • Peer supports

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