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The Rx Pain Medications. Know the Options. Get the Facts. is a series of 13 fact sheets designed to increase awareness of the risks associated with prescription opioid use and misuse, as well as to educate patients who are prescribed opioids for pain about the risks and to provide resources on methods for alternative pain management. This particular fact sheet focuses on using Naloxone as a deterrent to overdose.
This manual offers best practices to states, tribes, and local communities on collaborative treatment approaches for pregnant women living with opioid use disorders, and the risks and benefits associated with medication-assisted treatment.
Provides parents of children ages 9 to 15 with the tools and information they need to start talking with their children early about the dangers of alcohol. Includes a suite of materials that helps reinforce the underage drinking prevention campaign's messages.
Find the Partner Toolkit here.
Research shows that parents and caregivers who spend at least 15 minutes a day talking with their children or teens help build strong relationships, and prevent bullying. SAMHSA’s free KnowBullying app will help you boost your children’s confidence, resilience, and build effective strategies for facing bullying.
This report presents outcomes from a series of town hall meetings to educate communities about underage drinking and to engage people in prevention efforts. It includes brief case studies to illustrate different approaches and lessons learned.
This quick guide helps clinicians address viral hepatitis when working with people living with substance use disorders. It covers hepatitis prevention, screening, treatment, and service coordination, and guides administrators on how to add or improve hepatitis services.
This report highlights programs that promote recovery and build resilience among older adolescents and young adults living with serious mental illness. It describes initiatives that address employment, housing, education, social connectedness, and emotional well-being.
This guide offers strategies for communities on collaborating with faith-based organizations to address the service needs of people living with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. It highlights examples, and presents challenges and benefits.
This brief provides data and information about mental health to inspire conversations that break down negative public perceptions, and promote recovery and healthy communities. It discusses how communities can improve access to treatment, crisis response, and recovery support.
This manual guides facilitators and participants through organizing community discussions about mental health that promote recovery and healthy communities. It provides discussion questions, facilitator tips, and next steps following a conversation.
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