Published: January 2016
Provides behavioral health, correctional, and community stakeholders with examples of the implementation of successful strategies for transitioning people with mental or substance use disorders from institutional correctional settings into the community. Highlights prevalence of mental and substance use disorders in correctional settings.
Published: November 2015
This report examines the opportunities and challenges associated with municipal court diversion for people living with mental illness and substance use disorder conditions. It outlines elements for effective diversion, recovery-based engagement strategies, and proportional response.
Published: August 2015
This resource, a part of a SAMHSA campaign, explains to parents that they are the leading influence on their child's decisions about alcohol use. It urges parents to start addressing the issue of underage drinking with their children early and provides a resource for learning tips on how and when to begin the conversation.
Published: June 2013
Gives patients information on buprenorphine and medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Describes addiction and withdrawal, how buprenorphine works, its proper use, its side effects, and how it fits with counseling in the recovery process.
Published: June 2012
This manual provides guidelines in screening and assessing teens for substance use conditions. It covers confidentiality laws, and screening and assessment in juvenile justice settings. The manual also includes screening and assessment tools.
Published: April 2012
This manual offers guidance and tools for identifying mental illness or substance use issues early in children and adolescents in various setting, such as in schools, the juvenile justice and child welfare system, and when receiving primary care.
Published: November 2011
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