Published: December 2015
This brochure aims to help older adults understand the importance of good mental health. It identifies signs of depression and emotional issues, and offers steps to overcome them.
Published: October 2015
Provee una guía de recursos para adultos mayores e información acerca de la depresión y otros temas de salud mental y los cambios de vida que los adultos mayores podrían experimentar. Lista los síntomas de los que hay que estar alerta, y dice cuándo buscar ayuda, tal como consejería.
Published: September 2015
This report discusses trends in the prevalence of mental illness, substance use disorders, or both among adolescents and adults in the United States.
Published: August 2015
This toolkit helps senior centers integrate suicide prevention into activities that support well-being. It describes activities that increase protective factors, and explains how to recognize the warning signs of suicide.
Published: February 2015
This comic book raises awareness about the dangers people face when living with a substance use disorder. It contains graphic photos and depictions of a traumatic event that may not be suitable for children.
For individuals at risk of suicide, primary and behavioral health care settings provide unique opportunities to connect with the health care system and access effective treatment. Suicide Safe is a free mobile app that helps providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and address suicide risk among their patients. The Suicide Safe app is based on SAMHSA's Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) card.
Published: November 2014
This report discusses national estimates on the prevalence of mental illness and the use of mental health services among people ages 12 years and older. It also presents data about co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders.
Published: October 2013
This comic book features three women living with mental illness and substance use disorder conditions who have improved their quality of life after receiving treatment.
This advisory reviews diabetes and how it relates to mental illness, stress, and substance use disorders. It highlights ways to integrate diabetes care into behavioral health treatment, such as screening and intake, staff education, integrated care, and counseling support.
Published: January 2013
This guide helps substance use counselors treat clients with symptoms of depression and substance use conditions. Program administrators will learn how to integrate depression treatment into early drug treatment. The guidelines cover screening, assessment, treatment, counseling, cultural competence, and continuing care.
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