This guide provides information and practices that behavioral health providers can implement in their daily practice with patients or clients who are involved in the criminal justice system.
This guide helps local systems use data to implement Crisis Intervention Team programs that can improve the safety and effectiveness of law enforcement response to people experiencing behavioral health crises. It provides information about building necessary partnerships, documenting program activities, identifying key metrics, establishing data collection processes, analyzing and reporting data, using data to improve programs, and expanding capacity to collect and use data. The guide is a companion to Practice Guidelines: Core Elements in Responding to Mental Health Crises.
This guide explores barriers to accessing substance use disorder and mental health treatment services in rural communities, and the benefits of telehealth for these communities. It assists practitioners with implementing telehealth technologies as a means to increase access to services.
The report highlights the need for HIV treatment providers to address behavioral health concerns with HIV. The report urges providers to start with screening for mental health and substance use disorders, and offers strategies for providers to implement screening practices.
This guide helps professional care providers and administrators understand the role of culture in the delivery of mental health and substance use services. It describes cultural competence and discusses racial, ethnic, and cultural considerations.
This guide has information for providers and administrators on caring for people who have experienced trauma or are at risk of developing traumatic stress reactions. It also addresses prevention, intervention, and treatment issues and strategies.
This manual helps behavioral health professionals understand the impact of trauma on those who experience it. The manual discusses patient assessment, and treatment planning strategies. These strategies support recovery, and building a trauma-informed care workforce. Access the literature review.
This manual provides guidelines for administrators on addressing issues in outpatient treatment for alcohol and substance misuse. It discusses cultural competence, management and strategic collaborations, human resources, financing, and performance and outcomes improvement.
This report presents the key principles and core expectations of the State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroups. The workgroups are designed to use data to inform and enhance state and community decisions regarding substance use and mental illness prevention programs.
This report gives an overview of shared decision-making (SDM), an intervention that enables people to actively manage their own health. It examines research on the effects of SDM in general and mental health care, and includes recommendations for advancing SDM in practice.
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