Published: March 2019
This guide provides information and practices that behavioral health providers can implement in their daily practice with patients or clients who are involved in the criminal justice system.
Published: September 2018
This guide helps local systems use data to implement Crisis Intervention Team programs that can improve the safety and effectiveness of law enforcement response to people experiencing behavioral health crises. It provides information about building necessary partnerships, documenting program activities, identifying key metrics, establishing data collection processes, analyzing and reporting data, using data to improve programs, and expanding capacity to collect and use data. The guide is a companion to Practice Guidelines: Core Elements in Responding to Mental Health Crises.
Published: November 2016
This guide explores barriers to accessing substance use disorder and mental health treatment services in rural communities, and the benefits of telehealth for these communities. It assists practitioners with implementing telehealth technologies as a means to increase access to services.
The report highlights the need for HIV treatment providers to address behavioral health concerns with HIV. The report urges providers to start with screening for mental health and substance use disorders, and offers strategies for providers to implement screening practices.
Published: November 2015
This guide assists providers in offering treatment to women living with substance use disorders. It reviews gender-specific research and best practices, such as common patterns of initial use and specific treatment issues and strategies.
This guide helps professional care providers and administrators understand the role of culture in the delivery of mental health and substance use services. It describes cultural competence and discusses racial, ethnic, and cultural considerations.
Published: July 2014
This guide provides practical information to clinicians and other professional care providers who treat women living with substance use disorders. It addresses risk factors, mental illness and substance use screening, patient assessment, treatment, and relapse.
Published: March 2014
This manual helps behavioral health professionals understand the impact of trauma on those who experience it. The manual discusses patient assessment and treatment planning strategies. These strategies support recovery and the development of a trauma-informed care workforce.
Published: November 2013
This quick guide helps administrators of substance use disorder treatment facilities implement programs and services that address the needs of women living with substance use disorders. It addresses patterns of use and the drug screening and treatment needs of women.
Published: December 2012
This manual provides guidelines for administrators on addressing issues in outpatient treatment for alcohol and substance misuse. It discusses cultural competence, management and strategic collaborations, human resources, financing, and performance and outcomes improvement.
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