Guidance

Treating drug dependence recovery with medication

Advice on best practice for reviewing individuals in substance misuse treatment.

Document

Medications in recovery: best practice in reviewing substance misuse treatment

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This report provides further advice from the recovery orientated drug treatment (RODT) expert group on the:

  • frequency at which individuals receiving treatment for addiction should be reviewed
  • structure of the review meetings

Drug treatment commissioners and services can use these reviews to assess the progress of any medical treatment and revise treatment plans in order to better benefit the patient.

Published 1 December 2013