This document gives primary care clinicians specific guidance on identifying indications of substance abuse, how to broach the subject with a patient, and what screening and assessment instruments to use. It explains how to perform an office-based brief intervention in which patient and clinician set mutually agreed-upon goals and "contract" to stop or cut back the alcohol or other drug use.
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.
Esta tarjeta para la cartera lista las señales de alerta de depresión y de pensamientos y comportamientos suicidas que se pueden presentar en las victimas del desastre. Aparece el numero telefonico gratis de la Red nacional para la prevencion del suicidio.
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.
This guide aids crisis response workers in stress prevention and management before, during, and after a public health crisis. It describes the stress cycle and common stress reactions while offering tips to promote a positive workplace, and monitor and minimize stress.
This fact sheet provides tips for emergency and disaster response workers to help disaster survivors cope with the psychological aspects of a traumatic event. It offers strategies for managing intense emotions and promoting a safe, calm environment.
This manual guides disaster response workers in assisting survivors of mass violence and terrorism and their families. It discusses basic counseling skills, when to refer to mental health services, populations with special needs, and stress prevention and management for workers.
This magnet features the number and web address for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in easy-to-read bold letters.
This manual helps mental health professionals build an emergency preparedness program in response to mass violence and terrorism. It includes background information, key concepts in mental health intervention, and guidance for setting up a training course.
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