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This report provides evidence-based practices for screening and assessment of adults in the justice system with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. It discusses the importance of instrument selection for screening and assessment and provides detailed descriptions of recommended instruments.
This document provides state by state information on implementation of intensive care coordination using a wraparound approach for children and youth with complex mental and substance use disorders.
This guide offers best practices for treating women living with substance use disorders in co-ed treatment and recovery settings. It highlights the importance of gender differences, cultural sensitivity, and developing healthy relationships.
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.
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This manual offers guidelines for working with suicidal adults living with substance use disorders. It covers risk factors and warning signs for suicide, core competencies, and clinical vignettes. Access the literature review.
This report discusses a technical expert panel convened to assess research about therapeutic services for youth living in foster care. It reviews the scientific evidence and expert panel input to identify action items and further research needs.
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 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.
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