This guide enhances the competencies of substance use disorder treatment counselors. It discusses patient assessment and screening, treatment planning, referral, service coordination, counseling, family and community education, and cultural competency.
This handbook offers guidance in creating a disaster preparedness and recovery plan for programs that provide treatment for mental illness and substance use disorders. It describes the planning process, preparing for a disaster, roles and responsibilities, training, and testing.
This guide describes core elements of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) programs for people living with or at risk for substance use disorders. It provides information on implementing SBIRT services and covering challenges, barriers, cost, and sustainability.
This manual lists competencies for effective supervision in substance use disorder treatment programs. It provides step-by-step guidance for implementing comprehensive supervisory training and workforce development.
This manual offers guidance to clinicians on implementing drug testing in their practice. It presents the mechanics of testing, and outlines steps for preparing staff.
This resource recaps a meeting involving survivors of suicide attempts, health care professionals, researchers, and policymakers. The group discussed factors in recovery and suicide prevention, and developing recommendations to enhance dialogue and improve services around this issue.
This report recaps a meeting on issues related to interactions between consumers living with mental illness and representatives of the disaster response community. It offers recommendations to improve these relationships to promote recovery from mental health issues.
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