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Published: December 2020
The book is composed of SAMHSA’s “National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Crisis Care: Best Practice Toolkit” and related papers on crisis services. The toolkit reflects relevant clinical and health services research, review of top national program practices and replicable approaches that support best practice implementation. The related papers address key issues relevant to crisis services, homelessness, technology advances, substance use, legal issues impacting crisis services, financing crisis care, diverse populations, children and adolescents, rural and frontier areas, and the role of law enforcement.
Are You Working to Help People Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic? (Spanish version) - ¿Estás trabajando para ayudar a las personas afectadas por la pandemia de COVID-19?
Published: September 2020
This flyer highlights key Psychological First Aid concepts and resources disaster responders and outreach workers may use when assisting individuals affected by the pandemic. It also provides resources for further assistance. Este volante destaca los conceptos claves sobre primeros auxilios psicológicos, así como los recursos que los socorristas y los trabajadores de extensión pueden usar al ayudar a las personas afectadas por la pandemia. También se ofrecen recursos para obtener asistencia adicional.
The Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances Program: 2017 Report to Congress
Published: January 2020
This Report to Congress provides the most up-to-date findings from the national evaluation of the 91 CMHI expansion and sustainability grantees funded between 2013 and 2017. Since it's inception in 1993, CMHI has provided services to more than 140,000 children, youth, and families.
Published: September 2019
This brochure provides an overview of the Sequential Intercept Model (SIM). The SIM is a strategic planning tool that helps communities better understand the gaps and resources they have in helping those with mental illness or substance use disorders who are in the criminal justice system.
Guidance to States and School Systems on Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Issues in Schools
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.