Published: July 2020
This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent vaping. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.
Published: December 2019
This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent substance misuse among young adults. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.
Published: July 2019
This Joint SAMHSA-CMS informational Bulletin provides guidance to states and school systems about addressing mental health and substance use issues in schools. It provides examples of approaches for services in schools and describes some Medicaid authorities that states may use to cover services.
Published: March 2019
This Guidance document gives a “bird’s eye view” of strategies to support best practice prescribing of antipsychotics for youth and summarizes the available evidence and principles to support these strategies.
Published: September 2018
This guide and video gives parents information they can discuss with their college-bound young adults about the consequences of underage drinking.
Published: September 2016
This manual offers guidance on how to engage youth during government-sponsored events and meetings. It includes resources to support youth services, youth development, youth leadership, civic engagement, and youth organizing.
Published: October 2015
This guide provides guidelines for brief treatment and counseling with adults living with a marijuana dependence. It describes common treatment issues, assessment of marijuana use, motivational interventions, and how to change marijuana use through skill building.
Published: November 2013
This quick guide summarizes guidelines for clinicians treating chronic pain in adults living with a history of substance misuse. It covers patient assessment, chronic pain management, managing addiction risk in patients treated with opioids, and patient education.
Published: October 2013
Proporciona herramientas para ayudar a organizar un día para el diálogo comunitario acerca de la salud mental. Habla sobre la logística de encontrar un lugar, formar una red de socios; reclutar participantes y facilitadores, organizar la reunión e identificar las medidas de seguimiento. Nota: Habrá copias impresas de este documento disponibles en el futuro cercano.
Published: July 2012
This manual offers treatment and service providers guidelines on caring for people living with substance use disorder conditions who also have physical disabilities or cognitive disabilities. It discusses screening, treatment planning, and counseling, and linkages with other treatment and service providers.
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