Published: April 2016
This manual for clinicians 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 manual for 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.
Published: November 2015
This advisory for behavioral health practitioners provides a brief overview of complementary health approaches. It describes the practices and products that are considered complementary, and explains how practitioners can help patients understand the benefits and risks.
This advisory defines attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults, and explains interactions with substance use disorders.
Published: July 2015
This guide has information for providers and administrators on caring for people who have experienced trauma or are at risk of developing traumatic stress reactions. It also addresses prevention, intervention, and treatment issues and strategies.
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
This advisory reviews diabetes and how it relates to mental illness, stress, and substance use disorders. It highlights ways to integrate diabetes care into behavioral health treatment, such as screening and intake, staff education, integrated care, and counseling support.
Published: June 2010
This manual offers mental health professionals models and techniques for working with people living with co-occurring disorders. It describes screening and assessment and lists five guiding principles for effective management.
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