Published: August 2016
Muchas madres luchan diariamente con la depresión y muchas de ellas ni siquiera saben que están deprimidas. Este kit de herramientas está diseñado para los proveedores comunitarios, incluyendo los que trabajan en programas de visitas al hogar; los trabajadores del programa WIC; y el personal de Head Start Temprano, Head Start y otros programas de cuidado de niños.
Published: March 2016
This toolkit equips providers with information about depression, and offers strategies in working with mothers who may be depressed. The toolkit includes resources, referrals and handouts for depression, and screening tools for more serious depression.
Published: January 2014
In a disaster, it's essential that behavioral health responders have the resources they need—when and where they need them. The free SAMHSA Disaster App offers first responders immediate access for any type of traumatic event at every phase of response, including pre-deployment preparation, on-the-ground assistance and post-deployment resources.
Published: May 2013
This toolkit discusses the prevalence of mental illness and substance use disorders in the United States. It describes behavioral health needs and service use, and offers guidance for determining the appropriate mix of behavioral health benefits, services, and providers.
Published: June 2012
This toolkit assists high schools and school districts in designing and implementing strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health. The toolkit includes tools to implement a multifaceted suicide prevention program that responds to the needs and cultures of students. Access the high school kit promotional flyer.
Published: September 2011
This kit offers information about an array of evidence-based practices for treatment and services to improve outcomes for older adults experiencing depression, including dysthymia. It considers planning, implementation, and maintenance.
Published: February 2011
This kit equips treatment teams at mental health agencies with guidance on incorporating the latest scientific evidence with patient input to help them make decisions about medication management. It includes seven booklets that cover the process of starting through program evaluation.
Published: January 2010
This toolkit arms disaster recovery workers with materials that aid in responding effectively to the general public during and after a disaster, and in dealing with workplace stress. The toolkit includes SAFE-T practice guidelines, and suicide prevention wallet cards. It also includes guides for parents, caregivers, teachers, and others. Access the Disaster Kit on your mobile phone by downloading the SAMHSA Disaster App.
Published: July 2010
This toolkit outlines the essential components for supportive housing services and programs for people living with mental illness disorders. It discusses how to develop and integrate evidence-based programs in mental health systems. The toolkit includes eight booklets on program development.
Published: January 1999
This field manual offers mental health and public health professionals information on disaster preparedness and recovery to assist disaster survivors. It describes survivor reactions, at-risk populations, counseling, referrals, and stress prevention and management.
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