Basic knowledge about the nature and treatment of stimulant use disorders. Reviews what is currently known about treating the med., psychiatric, and substance abuse-dependence problems assoc. with the use of 2 high-profile stimulants: cocaine and methamphetamine (MA). The info. is understandable and relevant for clinicians and other "front line" substance use disorder treat. providers. Offers recomm. on treat. approaches, recomm. to maximize treat. engagement, strategies for planning and initiating treat., and strategies for initiating and maintaining abstinence. Includes recomm. for the med. mgmt. of stimulant users and recomm. regarding special groups and settings.