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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.
Provides parents of children ages 9 to 15 with the tools and information they need to start talking with their children early about the dangers of alcohol. Includes a suite of materials that helps reinforce the underage drinking prevention campaign's messages.
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This 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.
This fact sheet highlights the extent of hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV among American Indians and Alaska Natives. It reviews the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options for each condition, as well as describes who should get tested for HCV and HIV, and how often.
This comic book raises awareness about the dangers people face when living with a substance use disorder. It contains graphic photos and depictions of a traumatic event that may not be suitable for children.
Provee una dramatización de los problemas de un hombre con el abuso del alcohol, manejo embriagado, negación y recuperación. Presentada en forma de fotonovela con fotos y diálogo. Contiene una guía de recursos para el tratamiento del abuso de sustancias, consejería y grupos de autoayuda.
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