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TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives
Published: February 2019TIP 61 provides behavioral health professionals with practical guidance about Native American history, historical trauma, and critical cultural perspectives in their work with American Indian and Alaska Native clients. The TIP discusses the demographics, social challenges, and behavioral health concerns of Native Americans. It highlights the importance of providers’ cultural awareness, cultural competence, and culture-specific knowledge. The TIP also helps administrators, program managers, and clinical supervisors foster a culturally responsive environment for American Indian and Alaska Native clients. Specific topic areas include workforce development strategies, program and professional development considerations, and culturally responsive policies and procedures.
TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives - Literature Review
TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives – Executive Summary
In Brief: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: A Guide for Healthcare Providers
In Brief: Rural Behavioral Health: Telehealth Challenges and Opportunities
Published: November 2016This 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.
In Brief: Chronic Substance Use and Cognitive Effects on the Brain: An Introduction
In Brief: Substance Use and Suicide:
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
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.