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Disaster Training and Technical Assistance
Published: April 2011This brochure describes SAMHSA's free disaster technical assistance, training, and consultation efforts to help states, territories, tribes, and other disaster behavioral health providers plan for and respond effectively to mental health and substance use needs related to disaster events.
MedTEAM (Medication Treatment, Evaluation, and Management) Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT
Published: February 2011This kit equips treatment teams at mental health agencies with guidance on incorporating the latest scientific evidence with patient input to help them make decisions about medication management. It includes seven booklets that cover the process of starting through program evaluation.
Talking with Your Adult Patients about Alcohol, Drug, and/or Mental Health Problems
Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders
Family Psychoeducation Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT
Published: March 2010This toolkit offers evidence-based practices to help public officials develop family psychoeducation mental health programs. The programs create a partnership between consumers, families, practitioners, and supporters. The kit includes a brochure (English, Spanish), nine booklets, a PowerPoint presentation, and a introductory video.
Illness Management and Recovery Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT
Supported Employment Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT
Published: February 2010This kit provides practice principles for supported employment, an approach to vocational rehabilitation for people living with serious mental illness. The kit promotes the belief that everyone living with serious mental illness is capable of working competitively in the community.
Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) KIT
Mental Health Services Provided Across State Government Agencies
Published: October 2009This report describes efforts to improve coordination and financing of mental health services through better cooperation across substance use disorder agencies, as well as criminal justice and other state agencies. It discusses benefits, challenges, facilitating factors, and implementation steps.
Core Elements for Responding to Mental Health Crises
Published: September 2009This manual offers guidance on improving services for people living with serious mental illness or emotional health issues during a mental health crises. It defines values, principles, and infrastructure to support appropriate responses to crises in diverse situations. The manual is a companion to: Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Methods for Using Data to Inform Practice: A Step-by-Step Guide.