|Evidence-based treatment||Brief description and citation|
|Psychosocial Treatments - Behavioral|
Provide positive reinforcement (i.e., rewards) for progress|
in treatment (most typically abstinence from substance
|Psychosocial Treatments - Cognitive Behavioral|
Focuses on facilitating behavioral change by helping|
individuals to explore and resolve ambivalence towards
treatment and become committed to addressing their
substance use problems .
• Behavioral couples|
Focuses on building an abstinence-supporting relationship|
between the person who is abusing substances and his or
her partner .
• Relapse prevention|
Teaches individuals with substance addiction a number of|
specific skills to reduce the risk of relapse .
• Medication for relapse|
The use of medications to help prevent relapse of|
substance use problems, such as naltrexone, methadone,
and buprenorphine .