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Guidelines for Successful Transition of People with Mental or Substance Use Disorders from Jail and Prison: Implementation Guide
Published: January 2016
Provides behavioral health, correctional, and community stakeholders with examples of the implementation of successful strategies for transitioning people with mental or substance use disorders from institutional correctional settings into the community. Highlights prevalence of mental and substance use disorders in correctional settings.
Tips for Disaster Responders: Identifying Substance Misuse In The Responder Community (Spanish Version)
Published: September 2014
Ayuda a los socorristas a identificar cuáles son las señales de advertencia del uso indebido del alcohol, de medicamentos recetados y de otras sustancias. Repasa los indicadores físicos, emocionales, sociales, conductuales y mentales de un posible abuso de sustancias y ayuda a determinar cuándo deben buscar ayuda.
Published: January 2014
In a disaster, it's essential that behavioral health responders have the resources they need—when and where they need them. The free SAMHSA Disaster App offers first responders immediate access for any type of traumatic event at every phase of response, including pre-deployment preparation, on-the-ground assistance and post-deployment resources.
Tips for Talking to Children and Youth After Traumatic Events: A Guide for Parents and Educators (Punjabi Version)
Published: September 2012
Punjabi version of KEN01-0093, prompted by a violent incident at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin in August 2012. Helps parents and teachers recognize and address problems in children and teens affected by the trauma after an act of violence. Describes signs of stress reactions that are common in young trauma survivors at different ages, and offers tips on how to help.