This Joint SAMHSA-CMS informational Bulletin provides guidance to states and school systems about addressing mental health and substance use issues in schools. It provides examples of approaches for services in schools and describes some Medicaid authorities that states may use to cover services.
This action brief provides rural communities recommended strategies for adapting promising or proven interventions to better support crisis response and pre-arrest diversion in their communities. It is the first of three briefs developed from the SAMHSA Pre-Arrest Diversion Expert Panel.
This Guidance reviews non-pharmacologic behavioral approaches and strategies to avoid and reduce prescribing of antipsychotics whenever possible for older adults with dementia and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
This infographic is a Spanish language version of information for the general public on the prevalence and impact of traumatic events on children, and what actions can be taken to support children who experience traumatic events.
This brochure was developed by and for family members whose loved one attempted suicide. It provides information about what to expect in the emergency room, and how to take care of yourself and your family member following the attempt. It also offers resources to help you move forward.
Provee una guía de recursos y sugerencias para los miembros de la familia que ayudan a una persona que ha tenido un intento de suicidio. Incluye información para dar al hospital, precauciones para tomar en la casa y preguntas sobre el seguimiento con un plan del tratamiento.
This infographic for the general public provides information on the prevalence and impact of traumatic events on children, and what actions can be taken to support children who experience traumatic events.
This 2016 report provides an overview of data from the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances program. It presents findings that indicate that systems of care provide services and promote positive outcomes for underserved children and youth within the mental health system.
This tip sheet contains information about grief, the grieving process, and what happens when the process is interrupted and complicated or traumatic grief occurs. It also offers tips and resources for coping with both types of grief.
This brochure explains the signs and symptoms of retraumatization. Gives guidance on how to manage the symptoms. It provides resources for building resilience and an adequate support system for dealing with triggering events.
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