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This executive summary of the Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health addresses alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drug misuse in the United States. Chapters of the report cover neurobiology, prevention, treatment, recovery, health systems integration, and recommendations for the future.
This Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health addresses the prevalence of alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drug misuse in the United States. Chapters of the report cover neurobiology, prevention, treatment, recovery, health systems integration, and recommendations for the future.
This brochure gives an overview of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. It lists some of the common limits placed on mental health and substance use disorder benefits and services.
This resource describes the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 for people with employer-sponsored health plans who need treatment for mental and/or substance use disorders. It discusses how to file a claim, the denial of a claim and the appeals process.
This fact sheet discusses tips on how to cope with grief after an incident of community violence. It introduces common signs of grief and anger, and offers tips for helping children deal with grief.
Faith and community leaders can play a significant role in helping to educate individuals and families about mental illness. This fact sheet can help communities and congregations raise awareness about mental health issues and emphasize the importance in seeking help when needed.
Increasing awareness of mental health issues and making it easier for people to seek help requires partners working together. These talking points can help faith leaders develop messages for their congregations and communities about the importance of mental health.
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.
Equipa a los lectores con información acerca del alcohol y la depresión en un formato de fotonovela culturalmente competente. Reduce el estigma relacionado con los trastornos concurrentes y enfatiza la importancia de buscar ayuda tanto para el trastorno mental como para el abuso de sustancias.
This toolkit offers guidance to behavioral health officials on developing illness-management and recovery mental health programs that emphasize personal goal setting and actionable strategies for recovery. The toolkit includes 10 booklets on program development.
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