This manual for professional care providers and administrators describes the influence of culture on the delivery of substance use and mental health services. It discusses racial, ethnic, and cultural considerations, and presents the core elements of cultural competence.
This document explains to consumers the importance of wellness and how it affects overall quality of life, particularly for people living with mental illness. It also gives a brief overview of the eight dimensions of wellness: social, environmental, physical, emotional, spiritual, occupational, intellectual, and financial.
This fact sheet encourages clinicians to provide consumer-centered care to people living with mental illness. It provides facts about mental health issues and lists the eight dimensions of wellness. The fact sheet includes strategies for providing care and connecting with a patient's mental health provider.
This fact sheet recognizes wellness as an important part of recovery and notes its value in reducing morbidity and mortality among people living with mental illness. It explains the eight dimensions of wellness and how these dimensions impact overall health.
A component of SAMHSA's wellness initiative, this poster encourages mental health consumers, professionals, and primary care providers to communicate about overall wellness. The poster presents a diagram of the eight dimensions of wellness: social, environmental, physical, emotional, spiritual, occupational, intellectual, and financial. The poster comes folded and is 24 inches x 18 inches.
A component of SAMHSA's Wellness initiative, this customizable presentation gives an overview of the initiative, and discusses its importance to people living with mental illness or who are recovering from substance use disorders or trauma. It explores the eight dimensions of wellness and how they interconnect.
These guides are designed to inspire action around wellness in local communities. They include tools and information to organize wellness activities that promote recovery from mental illness and substance use disorders. They discuss planning, partners, and implementation.
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.
This manual offers skills and resources to service providers working with people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. It outlines types of homelessness and stages of recovery, including substance use screening and supportive treatment. Access the literature review.
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.
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