SARET: Treatment Modalities for Substance Use Disorders


This module provides an overview of addiction treatments and illustrates how research is used to evaluate and improve treatment options.

  • Case Introduction
  • Overview of substance abuse treatment options
    • Pharmacotherapy
    • Behavioral & Residential treatment approaches
    • 12-Step Modalities
  • Evaluating new treatments: The randomized control trial

The goals of the module are to

  • Outline addiction treatment options with a focus on opiate dependence
  • Introduce the research methodology used to evaluate and improve treatments for addiction

The module will take about 40 minutes to complete. To complete this module, please make sure cookies are enabled in your browser.

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About this activity:
This activity was orginally created on: July 10, 2012
  • Violetta Kraja
  • Kathleen Hanley
  • Andrew Neary
  • Adam Watt
  • Jackie Meyer
  • Monica Malone