Describe los usos seguros de la metadona para el alivio del dolor y el tratamiento de la adicción. Previene sobre la sobredosis y sobre combinar metadona con alcohol u otras sustancias. Repasa los efectos secundarios y la importancia de compartir los antecedentes de salud con el proveedor de tratamiento.
This guide enhances cultural competence when serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities. It covers regional differences, cultural customs, spirituality, communication styles, the role of veterans and older adults, and health disparities.
This toolkit offers tools to implement the evidence-based practice of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT). ACT offers customized, community-based services for people living with mental illness. The toolkit includes a brochure (English, Spanish), a PowerPoint presentation, and an introductory video.
This resource examines the role self-disclosure plays in reducing negative public perceptions associated with mental illness. It looks at factors from literature and key informant interviews that promote or hinder self-disclosure, and offers recommendations.
This activity book encourages parents and caregivers to spend at least 15 minutes a day listening to and talking with their child or children to prevent youth violence. It provides interactive questions to start conversations with children about bullying and bullying prevention.
This white paper report identifies and proposes strategies to address Medicaid and other reimbursement policies that may pose barriers to mental health services in primary care settings. It presents findings, discussion by an expert panel, and recommended action steps.
This advisory gives substance use treatment and service providers updated facts about OxyContin. It describes its use and misuse, addiction and dependency, withdrawal symptoms, and treatment and detoxification protocols, including medication-assisted treatment.
This wallet card lists signs of depression. It urges people to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline if they or someone is having trouble coping after a traumatic event.
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.
This report reviews children's mental health programs that enhance parenting skills and child resilience. It addresses costs and benefits, opportunities to reach parents and caregivers with evidence-based practices, and provides recommendations for future prevention efforts.
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