Published: August 2018
This quick guide contains an overview of the challenges associated with tobacco cessation and the benefits of being tobacco-free for individuals as well as those of a smoke-free workplace. It also includes tips that substance use disorder treatment settings can use to implement their own tobacco cessation programs.
Published: March 2014
Increasing awareness of mental health issues and making it easier for people to seek help requires partners working together. These talking points can help faith leaders develop messages for their congregations and communities about the importance of mental health.
Published: October 2013
Encamina a los participantes y a los facilitadores a lo largo de un día de diálogo comunitario acerca de la salud mental como camino para promover la recuperación y fomentar las comunidades saludables. Incluye preguntas de discusión, cómo se perciben a las enfermedades mentales, consejos para los facilitadores e identificación de medidas de seguimiento. Nota: Habrá copias impresas de este documento disponibles en el futuro cercano.
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: May 2013
This brief provides data and information about mental health to inspire conversations that break down negative public perceptions, and promote recovery and healthy communities. It discusses how communities can improve access to treatment, crisis response, and recovery support.
This manual guides facilitators and participants through organizing community discussions about mental health that promote recovery and healthy communities. It provides discussion questions, facilitator tips, and next steps following a conversation.
This guide offers tools to help plan community conversations about mental health. It discusses logistics, such as finding a venue, gathering a network of partners, and recruiting participants and facilitators.
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: May 2012
This manual offers guidance to clinicians on implementing drug testing in their practice. It presents the mechanics of testing and outlines steps for preparing staff.
Published: April 2010
This manual lays the groundwork for community-based suicide prevention and mental health promotion plans for American Indian and Alaska Native teens and young adults. It addresses risks, protective factors and awareness, and describes prevention models for action.
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