This report offers best practices for implementing the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. It covers processes for implementing parity and collaborating with other organizations. The report also discusses tools for understanding and monitoring compliance.
This report presents spending information for treatment of mental illness, substance use disorders, or both for people only enrolled in Medicaid, and those enrolled in both Medicaid and Medicare. The report also covers fee-for-service spending and managed care spending.
Lists questions consumers can ask themselves to help them decide whether to seek help for a substance abuse problem, a mental health issue, or both. Urges those who answered "yes" to any of the questions to seek help and lists resources for more information
Describes the stages of recovery from alcohol and drug abuse and what to expect after leaving detoxification services. Offers guidance in adjusting to sobriety just after detox and through long-term recovery; discusses legal issues; and lists resources. In Vietnamese.
This report provides national and state-level statistics and trends on both private and public sector mental health and substance use services, costs, and clients. It addresses the needs of children, military personnel, nursing home residents, and prison inmates.
This handbook reviews Medicaid and its role in financing services and treatment for mental illness and substance use disorders. It discusses services included in state Medicaid plans and other factors related to Medicaid, such as reimbursement.
Gives patients information on buprenorphine and medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Describes addiction and withdrawal, how buprenorphine works, its proper use, its side effects, and how it fits with counseling in the recovery process.
This toolkit discusses the prevalence of mental illness and substance use disorders in the United States. It describes behavioral health needs and service use, and offers guidance for determining the appropriate mix of behavioral health benefits, services, and providers.
Designed to help women deal with child abuse issues that might arise during treatment for alcohol abuse or drug abuse. Defines child abuse, lists symptoms of abuse, and suggests how counselors can help with coping and healing.
Written in Vietnamese, explains the increased risk of HIV transmission among people who abuse drugs or alcohol, stresses the importance of seeking treatment for both substance abuse and HIV/AIDS; and encourages people to seek support. Lists additional resources.
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