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What Health Providers and Organizations Need to Know About Wellness
Published: April 2016This fact sheet encourages clinicians to provide consumer-centered care to people living with mental illness. It provides facts about mental health issues and lists the eight dimensions of wellness. The fact sheet includes strategies for providing care and connecting with a patient's mental health provider.
What You Need to Know About: National Wellness Week
Learn the Eight Dimensions of Wellness (Poster)
Published: April 2016A component of SAMHSA's wellness initiative, this poster encourages mental health consumers, professionals, and primary care providers to communicate about overall wellness. The poster presents a diagram of the eight dimensions of wellness: social, environmental, physical, emotional, spiritual, occupational, intellectual, and financial. The poster comes folded and is 24 inches x 18 inches.
SAMHSA's Wellness Initiative: Wellness Community Power Point Presentation
Published: April 2016A component of SAMHSA's Wellness initiative, this customizable presentation gives an overview of the initiative, and discusses its importance to people living with mental illness or who are recovering from substance use disorders or trauma. It explores the eight dimensions of wellness and how they interconnect.
Promoting Wellness: A Guide to Community Action
TIP 55: Behavioral Health Services for People Who Are Homeless
Published: November 2015This manual offers skills and resources to service providers working with people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. It outlines types of homelessness and stages of recovery, including substance use screening and supportive treatment. Access the literature review.
TIP 59: Improving Cultural Competence
Advisory: Complementary Health Approaches
TIP 60: Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services
Published: November 2015This manual assists clinicians with implementing technology-assisted care. It highlights the importance of using technology-based assessments and interventions in behavioral health treatment services. The manual also discusses how technology reduces barriers to accessing care.
Municipal Courts: An Effective Tool for Diverting People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders from the Criminal Justice System
Published: November 2015This report examines the opportunities and challenges associated with municipal court diversion for people living with mental illness and substance use disorder conditions. It outlines elements for effective diversion, recovery-based engagement strategies, and proportional response.