Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program - U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS, FEMA)
The Agency implements the Program as a supplemental assistance plan available to the United States and its territories following a presidentially declared disaster. After the award of this grant, the state or territory works with contracted provider agencies to hire and train crisis counselors to conduct outreach in the affected areas.
Screening, brief Intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (HHS, SAMHSA)
This website provides information on SBIRT, which is described as "a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons with substance use disorders, as well as those who are at risk of developing these disorders." The site identifies primary care centers, hospital emergency rooms, trauma centers, and other community settings as places where health professionals and others can conduct early intervention with people at risk for substance misuse.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (HHS, SAMHSA)
Established by Congress in 1992 and branched under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA is charged with reducing the impact of substance abuse and mental illness in the United States.