This action brief provides rural communities recommended strategies for adapting promising or proven interventions to better support crisis response and pre-arrest diversion in their communities. It is the first of three briefs developed from the SAMHSA Pre-Arrest Diversion Expert Panel.
This report shines the spotlight on the critical issues and services for Americans with serious mental illnesses (SMI) and serious emotional disturbances (SED), and the importance of concerted efforts by the federal government to address their needs. The report presents the current status of federal activities and a summary of advances in the care and treatment of people with SMI and SED. The report describes key advances in research and strategies to improve services to these individuals based on presentations given by the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) members at the first ISMICC meeting.
This Executive Summary to the 2017 report to Congress shines the spotlight on the critical issues and services for Americans with serious mental illnesses (SMI) and serious emotional disturbances (SED). The 2017 report to congress represents the starting point in a five-year process of improving the lives of people with SMI and SED. This 8-page summary delineates the five focus areas, each with 8-10 recommendations. These recommendations are from the non-federal members and represent common areas in which federal partners and stakeholders can work together to implement over the next five years.
This advisory gives an introduction to bipolar disorder and co-occurring substance use disorder. It discusses types of bipolar disorders along with the challenges in screening and treatments.
This 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.
Encamina a los participantes y a los facilitadores a lo largo de un día de diálogo comunitario acerca de la salud mental como camino para promover la recuperación y fomentar las comunidades saludables. Incluye preguntas de discusión, cómo se perciben a las enfermedades mentales, consejos para los facilitadores e identificación de medidas de seguimiento. Nota: Habrá copias impresas de este documento disponibles en el futuro cercano.
Proporciona herramientas para ayudar a organizar un día para el diálogo comunitario acerca de la salud mental. Habla sobre la logística de encontrar un lugar, formar una red de socios; reclutar participantes y facilitadores, organizar la reunión e identificar las medidas de seguimiento. Nota: Habrá copias impresas de este documento disponibles en el futuro cercano.
This manual offers guidelines to help counselors and administrators deliver substance use disorder treatment in criminal justice settings. It discusses aspects in providing substance use disorder treatment to people within the criminal justice system, including screening and assessment, and triage and placement in treatment services.
This manual offers guidance and tools for identifying mental illness or substance use issues early in children and adolescents in various setting, such as in schools, the juvenile justice and child welfare system, and when receiving primary care.
This manual provides substance use disorder treatment providers with guidelines for addressing treatment issues in various settings within the criminal justice system. It discusses screening and assessment, triage and placement, and treatment issues for specific populations.
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