Download only This manual offers general principles to assist in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of pharmacologic approaches to support the recovery of people living with co-occurring disorders. It covers engagement, screening, assessment, treatment planning, and continuity of care. Publication ID SMA12-4689 Publication Date May 2012 Format Guidelines or Manual Download General Principles for the Use of Pharmacological Agents to Treat Individuals with Co-Occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders PDF 609.26 KB Find Related Information Audience Professional Care Providers Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers You May Also Be Interested In Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System This report provides evidence-based practices for screening and assessment of adults in the justice system who are living with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. It discusses the importance of instrument selection for screening and assessing patients. Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans 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. Pharmacologic Guidelines for Treating Individuals with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Co-Occurring Opioid Use Disorders This manual offers guidelines for medication-assisted treatment for people, particularly veterans, living with post-traumatic stress disorder and co-occurring opioid use disorders. It covers screening, concomitant treatment, pharmacotherapy, and multiple misused substances. National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2012: Overview This report presents an overview of a national strategy designed to guide suicide prevention activities over the next decade. It describes the need for a national suicide prevention strategy, its overall goals, and objectives based on four strategic directions. National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2012: How You Can Play a Role in Preventing Suicide This fact sheet offers strategies for suicide prevention. It provides facts about suicide, including its prevalence and at-risk populations. This resource also lists warning signs of suicidal behavior, and describes how to help someone who is at risk for suicide. Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders 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.