This resource describes the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 for people with employer-sponsored health plans who need treatment for mental and/or substance use disorders. It discusses how to file a claim, the denial of a claim and the appeals process.
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.
This quick guide helps clinicians address the specific needs of women living with substance use disorders. It reviews gender-specific research and best practices—such as common patterns of misuse—and specific screening and treatment strategies.