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Published: September 2020
This updated TIP is designed to help providers and others better understand how to identify, manage, and prevent substance misuse in older adults. The TIP describes the unique ways in which the signs and symptoms of substance use disorder (SUD) manifest in older adults; drug and alcohol use disorder screening tools, assessments, and treatments specifically tailored for older clients' needs; the interaction between SUDs and cognitive impairment; and strategies to help providers improve their older clients' social functioning and overall wellness.
Published: June 2017
This report presents national data about the prevalence of behavioral health conditions. This data includes the rate of serious mental illness, suicidal thoughts, substance use, and underage drinking. The report also highlights the percentages of those who seek treatment for these conditions. The state-level Barometers contain valuable insight into the behavioral health needs and the unique challenges faced by communities across the country. This analysis can help public health authorities and others determine the best ways of meeting behavioral health care needs and disparities among various communities.
Published: August 2016
Como parte de la Iniciativa de SAMHSA para el Bienestar, describe las tres principales maneras cómo las personas con trastornos de salud mental pueden promover el bienestar en su propia vida. La iniciativa alienta a las personas con trastornos de salud mental a seguir un estilo de vida saludable, trabajar con un médico de atención primaria además de un proveedor de salud mental y hacer preguntas. Este cartel viene plegado y mide 24 x 18 pulgadas (aproximadamente 61 x 46 cm).
Published: January 2004
This manual guides disaster response workers in assisting survivors of mass violence and terrorism and their families. It discusses basic counseling skills, when to refer to mental health services, populations with special needs, and stress prevention and management for workers.