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Overview of the Impacts of Long COVID on Behavioral Health
Tips for People Who Take Medication: Coping With Hot Weather
Advisory: Cannabidiol (CBD) – Potential Harms, Side Effects, and Unknowns
National Substance Use and Mental Health Services Survey (N-SUMHSS), 2021: Data on Substance Use and Mental Health Treatment Facilities
Published: February 2023The N‑SUMHSS is a voluntary annual survey of all active substance use and mental health facilities in the United States, its territories, and D.C. The annual report presents findings on the general profile of substance use and mental health facilities, use of pharmacotherapies/medications, language assistance provided, and suicide prevention services.
Expanding Access to and Use of Behavioral Health Services for People At Risk for or Experiencing Homelessness
Published: January 2023This guide highlights strategies for behavioral health and housing providers to conduct outreach and engage with individuals experiencing homelessness, initiate use of behavioral health treatment as they wait to receive stable housing and retain them in their recovery efforts once housed.
Drug Abuse Warning Network: Findings from Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits, 2021
Published: December 2022An analysis of final 2021 DAWN data presents: (1) nationally representative weighted estimates, including percent and unadjusted rates per 100,000, for all drug-related emergency department (ED) visits, (2) nationally representative weighted estimates for the top five drugs in drug-related ED visits, (3) the assessment of monthly trends and drugs involved in polysubstance ED visits in a subset of sentinel hospitals, and (4) the identification of drugs new to DAWN’s Drug Reference Vocabulary.
Community Engagement: An Essential Component of an Effective and Equitable Substance Use Prevention System
From Crisis to Care: Building from 988 and Beyond for Better Mental Health Outcomes
Published: November 2022A series of 10 technical assistance collaborative papers providing important resources for state leaders, policy makers, providers, peers and others to learn from examples around the country and hear from thought leaders about innovative services and the need for further 988 implementation. Produced by SAMHSA in conjunction with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors.
National Guidelines for Child and Youth Behavioral Health Crisis Care
Published: November 2022The National Guidelines for Child and Youth Behavioral Health Crisis Care offers best practices, implementation strategies, and practical guidance for the design and development of services that meet the needs of children, youth, and their families experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Additional technical guidance is provided in a companion report produced by SAMHSA in conjunction with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, A Safe Place to Be: Crisis Stabilization Services and Other Supports for Children and Youth.
Implementing Community-Level Policies to Prevent Alcohol Misuse
Published: November 2022Alcohol misuse is focused on binge and heavy drinking patterns within a community or at the population level. This guide will serve as a compendium of key policies for the prevention of alcohol misuse that have been identified as evidence-based by robust scientific literature.