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Drug Screening & Testing

drug screening & testingSAM in MMT* (*Substance-Abuse Monitoring in Methadone Maintenance Treatment)
A 12-page, evidence-based AT Forum White Paper discussing how drug screening and testing can

be vital therapeutic tools supporting rehabilitation and recovery from opioid addiction.
Stewart B. Leavitt, MA, PhD; Editor. Released April 2005.
PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (356KB, 12pp)


SAM in MMT - SUPPLEMENT

A companion to the SAM in MMT paper (above) providing supplemental technical information and tables, including: 1) Terms defining drug screen/test performance; 2) Understanding cutoff values of drug screens; 3) Cutoff levels, detection times, X-reactivity; 4) How typical on-site drug screening devices work.
Stewart B. Leavitt, MA, PhD; Editor. Released July 2005.
PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (PDF file 467KB, 5pp)


Federal Workplace Drug Testing

From Department of Health & Human Services. Released April 2004.
PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (502KB, 90pp)


Oral Fluid Testing in MMT

From Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. Released July 2003.
PDF PDF available here for download <click here…> (528KB, 7pp)

 

All links checked March 4, 2014.

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