This Advisory is based on TIP 31, Screening and Assessing Adolescents for Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) and TIP 32, Treatment of Adolescents with SUDs. It includes recommendations for engaging adolescents in SUD risk assessment, screening, and treatment.
This guide highlights behavioral health challenges facing veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq. It presents challenges related to substance misuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. The guide also discusses screening tools and intervention.
This manual offers guidance and tools for identifying mental illness or substance use issues early in children and adolescents in various setting, such as in schools, the juvenile justice and child welfare system, and when receiving primary care.