Addressing Substance Use Disorders in Men
The physical, psychological, social, and spiritual effects of substance use and abuse on men can be quite different from the effects on women. Those differences have implications for treatment in behavioral health settings.
TIP 56: Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men presents the specific treatment needs of adult men with substance use disorders. TIP 56 reviews gender-specific research and best practices, such as common patterns of initiation of substance use among men and specific treatment issues and strategies.