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Expanding Access to and Use of Behavioral Health Services for People At Risk for or Experiencing Homelessness
Published: January 2023This guide highlights strategies for behavioral health and housing providers to conduct outreach and engage with individuals experiencing homelessness, initiate use of behavioral health treatment as they wait to receive stable housing and retain them in their recovery efforts once housed.
Community Engagement: An Essential Component of an Effective and Equitable Substance Use Prevention System
National Guidelines for Child and Youth Behavioral Health Crisis Care
Published: November 2022The National Guidelines for Child and Youth Behavioral Health Crisis Care offers best practices, implementation strategies, and practical guidance for the design and development of services that meet the needs of children, youth, and their families experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Additional technical guidance is provided in a companion report produced by SAMHSA in conjunction with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, A Safe Place to Be: Crisis Stabilization Services and Other Supports for Children and Youth.
Implementing Community-Level Policies to Prevent Alcohol Misuse
Published: November 2022Alcohol misuse is focused on binge and heavy drinking patterns within a community or at the population level. This guide will serve as a compendium of key policies for the prevention of alcohol misuse that have been identified as evidence-based by robust scientific literature.
Tips for Disaster Responders: Understanding Historical Trauma and Resilience When Responding to an Event in Indian Country
Tips for Disaster Responders: Cultural Awareness When Working In Indian Country Post-Disaster
Tips for Young Adults: Coping with Mass Violence
A Guide to Managing Stress for Disaster Responders and First Responders
Psychosocial Interventions for Older Adults With Serious Mental Illness
Published: November 2021The guide provides considerations and strategies for interdisciplinary teams, peer specialists, clinicians, registered nurses, behavioral health organizations, and policy makers in understanding, selecting, and implementing evidence-based interventions that support older adults with serious mental illness.
Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 33: Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders
Published: October 2021This updated TIP reviews what is known about treating the medical, psychiatric, and SUD-related problems associated with the use of cocaine and methamphetamine, as well as the misuse of prescription stimulants. The TIP offers recommendations on treatment approaches and maximizing treatment engagement and retention, and strategies for initiating and maintaining abstinence.