This guide helps local systems use data to implement Crisis Intervention Team programs that can improve the safety and effectiveness of law enforcement response to people experiencing behavioral health crises. It provides information about building necessary partnerships, documenting program activities, identifying key metrics, establishing data collection processes, analyzing and reporting data, using data to improve programs, and expanding capacity to collect and use data. The guide is a companion to Practice Guidelines: Core Elements in Responding to Mental Health Crises.
This manual helps communities plan and deliver substance use prevention strategies. It covers conducting needs assessments, identifying partners, and creating effective strategies for marketing and program evaluation. The manual also offers a sample timeline of tasks.
This guide explores barriers to accessing substance use disorder and mental health treatment services in rural communities, and the benefits of telehealth for these communities. It assists practitioners with implementing telehealth technologies as a means to increase access to services.
This manual offers guidance on how to engage youth during government-sponsored events and meetings. It includes resources to support youth services, youth development, youth leadership, civic engagement, and youth organizing.
Esta guía ofrece herramientas e información para organizar activadas comunitarias para mejorar el bienestar en las comunidades locales, de manera que fomenten la recuperación de las personas con trastornos de salud mental y de consumo de sustancias. La guía explica qué actividades se pueden planificar, cómo establecer colaboraciones o alianzas con otras organizaciones y formas de implementar las actividades comunitarias.
These guides are designed to inspire action around wellness in local communities. They include tools and information to organize wellness activities that promote recovery from mental illness and substance use disorders. They discuss planning, partners, and implementation.
This report presents outcomes from a series of town hall meetings to educate communities about underage drinking and to engage people in prevention efforts. It includes brief case studies to illustrate different approaches and lessons learned.
This guide offers strategies for communities on collaborating with faith-based organizations to address the service needs of people living with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. It highlights examples, and presents challenges and benefits.
This manual provides guidelines for administrators on addressing issues in outpatient treatment for alcohol and substance misuse. It discusses cultural competence, management and strategic collaborations, human resources, financing, and performance and outcomes improvement.
This report outlines a national strategy to guide actions for suicide prevention. It highlights objectives and goals across four strategic directions: wellness and empowerment, prevention services, treatment and support services, and surveillance.
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