The effective management of drug use disorders requires:
Accessible, adequate, timely, efficient and ethical treatment and care
Evidence-based treatment including pharmacological and psychosocial therapies
Screening and brief interventions
Inpatient and outpatient treatment
Evidence-based pharmacological treatment and psychosocial interventions
Long-term residential treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery-support services
The Public Health Dimension of the World Drug Problem outlines WHO’s work to prevent drug misuse, reduce harm and improve safe access to medicines
UNODC/WHO International Standards for the Treatment of Drug Use Disorders outlines recommendations and best practices in the treatment of drug use disorders.
WHO Mental Health Gap Action Programme Intervention Guide for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in non-specialist health settings
Treatment of Stimulant Use Disorders: Current Practices and Promising Perspectives outlines pharmacological and psychosocial interventions to assist clinicians in the diagnosis and management of psychostimulant dependence.