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This guide provides individuals who provide or coordinate reentry services for women involved in the CJ system with resources for serving women who are reentering the community after a period of incarceration. It is a "checklist" of considerations when working with women who are justice involved.
This updated TIP includes the latest evidence on motivation-enhancing approaches and strategies. It describes how substance use disorder treatment providers can use these approaches and strategies to increase participation and retention in substance use disorder treatment.
This brochure offers emergency department providers tips for enhancing treatment for people who have attempted suicide. It also offers information about communicating with families, HIPAA, patient discharge, and resources for medical professionals, patients, and their families.
Provides behavioral health, correctional, and community stakeholders with examples of the implementation of successful strategies for transitioning people with mental or substance use disorders from institutional correctional settings into the community. Highlights prevalence of mental and substance use disorders in correctional settings.
This guide offers best practices for treating women living with substance use disorders in co-ed treatment and recovery settings. It highlights the importance of gender differences, cultural sensitivity, and developing healthy relationships.
This manual provides guidance for substance use disorder treatment clinicians and case workers on how to assist offenders in the transition from the criminal justice system to life after release. It discusses assessment, transition plans, important services, special populations, and confidentiality.
This guide contains patient materials for an intensive outpatient treatment course for stimulant misuse. It provides handouts to use in individual and conjoint sessions, and sessions on early recovery skills and relapse prevention.
This guide provides guidelines for brief treatment and counseling with adults living with a marijuana dependence. It describes common treatment issues, assessment of marijuana use, motivational interventions, and how to change marijuana use through skill building.
For individuals at risk of suicide, primary and behavioral health care settings provide unique opportunities to connect with the health care system and access effective treatment. Suicide Safe is a free mobile app that helps providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and address suicide risk among their patients. The Suicide Safe app is based on SAMHSA's Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) card.
This comic book raises awareness about the dangers people face when living with a substance use disorder. It contains graphic photos and depictions of a traumatic event that may not be suitable for children.
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