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  • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in the Criminal Justice System: Brief Guidance to the States

    This brief provides guidance to state governments on increasing the availability of evidence-based medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in criminal justice (CJ) settings. By including the criminal justice system as a path to treatment, states may see an increase in access to and retention in treatment, and lower rates of overdoses, re-offending, and re-incarcerations. In this brief, states are provided an overview of the issue, the challenges to incorporating MAT, key considerations for establishing MAT in CJ settings, and existing standards/guidelines.

    PEP19-MATBRIEFCJS
    3/2019
    Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in the Criminal Justice System: Brief Guidance to the States
  • Principles of Community-based Behavioral Health Services for Justice-involved Individuals: A Research-based Guide

    This guide provides information and practices that behavioral health providers can implement in their daily practice with patients or clients who are involved in the criminal justice system. 

    SMA19-5097
    3/2019
    Principles of Community-based Behavioral Health Services for Justice-involved Individuals: A Research-based Guide
  • Community Conversations About Mental Health: Information Brief (Spanish version)

    Proporciona a las comunidades, incluyendo a los consumidores y facilitadores, con datos relativos a la salud mental como, por ejemplo, la prevención e identificación temprana de las enfermedades mentales, el acceso a tratamiento, las respuestas a las crisis, y los apoyos para la recuperación.

    SMA13-4763SPAN
    6/2013
    Community Conversations About Mental Health: Information Brief (Spanish version)
  • Guidance on Strategies to Promote Best Practice in Antipsychotic Prescribing for Children and Adolescents

    This Guidance document gives a “bird’s eye view” of strategies to support best practice prescribing of antipsychotics for youth and summarizes the available evidence and principles to support these strategies. 

    PEP19-ANTIPSYCHOTIC-BP
    3/2019
    Guidance on Strategies to Promote Best Practice in Antipsychotic Prescribing for Children and Adolescents
  • Behavioral Health Spending & Use Accounts, 2006-2015

    This report provides updated estimates of mental health and substance use disorder spending by payment source and provider, setting, payer and specialty type. The report highlights spending on behavioral health by private insurers, Medicaid and Medicare as well as other payers.

    SMA19-5095
    2/2019
    Behavioral Health Spending & Use Accounts, 2006-2015
  • TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives - Literature Review

    This literature review for TIP 61 provides a review of the literature, links to selected abstracts as well as annotated bibliographic entries for resources that had no abstracts available, and a general bibliography.

    To download the Literature Review, use the link below. To access related documents, please see Full Document and Executive Summary pages.

     

    SMA18-5070LITREV
    2/2019
    TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives - Literature Review
  • TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives – Executive Summary

    This Executive Summary of TIP 61 presents a high-level overview of approaches and best practices in providing effective, culturally sensitive behavioral health services to American Indian and Alaska Native clients.

    To download the Executive Summary, use the link below. To access related documents, please see Full Document and Literature Review pages. 

     

    SMA18-5070EXSUMM
    2/2019
    TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives – Executive Summary
  • TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives

    TIP 61 provides behavioral health professionals with practical guidance about Native American history, historical trauma, and critical cultural perspectives in their work with American Indian and Alaska Native clients. The TIP discusses the demographics, social challenges, and behavioral health concerns of Native Americans. It highlights the importance of providers’ cultural awareness, cultural competence, and culture-specific knowledge. The TIP also helps administrators, program managers, and clinical supervisors foster a culturally responsive environment for American Indian and Alaska Native clients. Specific topic areas include workforce development strategies, program and professional development considerations, and culturally responsive policies and procedures.

    To download the Full Document, use the link below. To access related documents, please see Executive Summary and Literature Review pages.

     

    SMA18-5070
    2/2019
    TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives
  • 2019 National Prevention Week Planning Guide and Resource Calendar

    This planning guide and resource calendar helps communities plan and implement their National Prevention Week (NPW) 2019 activities. In addition to information on health observances and SAMHSA resources, the guide includes quarterly checklists, planning tips, and introductions to NPW’s federal partners. This year’s calendar also features Augmented Reality (AR), so the calendar can come alive for users after they download a free app for their mobile device. 

    SMA19-5096
    1/2019
    2019 National Prevention Week Planning Guide and Resource Calendar
  • Medicaid Coverage of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorders and of Medication for the Reversal of Opioid Overdose

    The report discusses Medicaid coverage of FDA-approved medications for treatment of alcohol and opioid use disorders, limitations on coverage (such as prior authorization requirements), background on federal laws and policies and innovative practices and policies at the state level.

    SMA18-5093
    11/2018
    Medicaid Coverage of MAT for Opioid Use Disorder & Alcohol
  • Behavioral Health Spending and Use Accounts, 1986-2014

    This report compares findings on behavioral health treatment from 1986 to 2014. It reviews spending trends in treatment and use.

    SMA16-4975
    8/2016
    Behavioral Health Spending and Use Accounts, 1986-2014
  • TIP 50: Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment

    This video offers guidance to substance use disorder treatment counselors working with people experiencing suicidal behaviors. It covers risk factors, warning signs, and follow-up care. Case scenarios demonstrate counseling techniques and a four-step process for addressing suicide. This resource was developed with Department of Veterans Affairs with support from SAMHSA.

    VA10-TIP50
    10/2010
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  • 2014 Annual Synar Reports: Tobacco Sales to Youth

    This report presents findings on compliance with the Synar Amendment aimed at decreasing youth access to tobacco. It reviews progress in enforcing state youth tobacco access laws and reducing the percentage of retailers selling tobacco products to minors.

    SYNAR-15
    8/2016
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  • 2013 Annual Synar Reports: Tobacco Sales to Youth

    This report presents findings on compliance with the Synar Amendment aimed at decreasing youth access to tobacco. It reviews progress in enforcing state youth tobacco access laws and reducing the percentage of retailers selling tobacco products to minors.

    SYNAR-14
    12/2014
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  • 2012 Annual Synar Reports: Tobacco Sales to Youth

    This report presents findings on compliance with the Synar Amendment aimed at decreasing youth access to tobacco. It reviews progress in enforcing state youth tobacco access laws and reducing the percentage of retailers selling tobacco products to minors.

    SYNAR-13
    8/2013
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  • 2011 Annual Synar Reports: Tobacco Sales to Youth

    This report presents findings on compliance with the Synar Amendment aimed at decreasing youth access to tobacco. It reviews progress in enforcing state youth tobacco access laws and reducing the percentage of retailers selling tobacco products to minors.

    SYNAR-12
    6/2012
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  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Wallet Card: Having Trouble Coping? With Help Comes Hope.

    This wallet card lists signs of depression. It urges people to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline if they or someone is having trouble coping after a traumatic event.

    SVP13-0155R
    8/2008
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  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Wallet Card: Assessing Suicide Risk: Initial Tips for Counselors

    This wallet card helps counselors identify people at risk for suicide. It presents information on what to do if someone is having suicidal thoughts, and lists warning signs of suicidal behavior. The card also gives the number to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

    SVP13-0153
    6/2013
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  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Wallet Card: Suicide Prevention: Learn the Warning Signs

    This wallet card lists signs for suicide risk. It urges those showing any of the signs to contact a mental health professional or to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

    SVP13-0126
    1/2013
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  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Suicide Warning Signs wallet card (Spanish)

    Esta tarjeta para la cartera lista las senales de alerta del suicidio e incita a los que exhiben cualquiera de estas senales a comunicarse con un profesional de salud mental o a llamar a la linea directa de prevencion del suicidio. Aparece el numero telefónico de la línea de la Red nacional de prevención del suicidio.

    SVP11-0126SP
    1/2011
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  • SVP08-0191
    1/2008
  • Strengthening Parenting and Enhancing Child Resilience

    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.

    SVP07-0186
    1/2007
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  • Having Trouble Coping After a Disaster? There Is Hope. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Wallet Card (Spanish version)

    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.

    SVP06-0155S
    12/2006
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  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline magnet

    This magnet features the number and web address for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in easy-to-read bold letters.

    SVP05-0125
    1/2005
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  • Good Care for You and Your Baby While Receiving Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

    This fact sheet (4 of 4) addresses the care of women with opioid use disorder (OUD) and care of their babies after pregnancy. This resource includes information on managing OUD, caring for baby, and do’s and don’ts for creating a healthy environment at home.

    SMA18-5071FS4
    8/2018
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  • Treating Babies Who Were Exposed to Opioids Before Birth

    This fact sheet (3 of 4) talks about what pregnant women with opioid use disorder should know about and expect after the birth of their baby. This resource includes information about neonatal abstinence syndrome, baby’s needs after birth, and do’s and don’ts for understanding and responding to baby’s needs.

    SMA18-5071FS3
    8/2018
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  • Treating Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy

    This fact sheet (2 of 4) addresses how treatment of pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) can help women have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. This resource describes managing OUD with a treatment plan that includes medicines and counseling.

    SMA18-5071FS2
    8/2018
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  • Opioid Use Disorder and Pregnancy

    This fact sheet (1 of 4) gives pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) helpful steps to ensure they have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. This resource includes things to know about OUD and pregnancy, and do's and don'ts to keep mother and baby healthy during pregnancy.

    SMA18-5071FS1
    8/2018
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  • Healthy Pregnancy Healthy Baby Fact Sheets

    This series of four fact sheets emphasizes the importance of continuing a mother's treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) throughout pregnancy. The series includes information on OUD and pregnancy, OUD treatment, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and considerations to address before hospital discharge.

    SMA18-5071
    8/2018
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  • You Can Quit Tobacco

    This pamphlet addresses the health benefits that can come with quitting smoking while recovering from substance use disorder.

    SMA18-5069YCQ
    8/2018
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  • Quitting Tobacco

    This pamphlet offers reasons to combine tobacco cessation and substance use disorder treatment, including client testimonials and resources for implementing a tobacco cessation program. It also explains the benefits of offering tobacco cessation programs in substance use disorder treatment settings.

    SMA18-5069QT
    8/2018
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  • Implementing Tobacco Cessation Programs in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Settings

    This quick guide contains an overview of the challenges associated with tobacco cessation and the benefits of being tobacco-free for individuals as well as those of a smoke-free workplace. It also includes tips that substance use disorder treatment settings can use to implement their own tobacco cessation programs.

    SMA18-5069QG
    8/2018
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  • Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Methods for Using Data to Inform Practice:

    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 (SMA09-4427).

    SMA18-5065
    9/2018
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  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder – Resources Related to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (Part 5 of 5)

    Part 5 of this Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) provides an audience-segmented collection of resources and a glossary of key terms related to opioid use disorder.

    SMA18-5063PT5
    2/2018
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  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder – Partnering Addiction Treatment Counselors with Clients and Healthcare Professionals (Part 4 of 5)

    Part 4 of this Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) is for addiction treatment professionals and peer recovery support specialists who work with individuals that take a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medication for opioid use disorder (OUD)—methadone, naltrexone, or buprenorphine.

    SMA18-5063PT4
    2/2018
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  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder – Pharmacotherapy for Opioid Use Disorder (Part 3 of 5)

    Part 3 of this Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) describes general principles of opioid use disorder (OUD) pharmacotherapy and discusses medication formulations, indications, and dosing for the three Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications used to treat OUD—methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine. Part 3 also discusses patient management and monitoring in outpatient settings other than opioid treatment programs (OTPs) as well as medical management of patients with OUD in hospital settings.

    SMA18-5063PT3
    2/2018
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  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder – Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in General Medical Settings (Part 2 of 5)

    Part 2 of this Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) is for healthcare professionals who work in general medical settings and care for patients who misuse opioids or have opioid use disorder (OUD). Healthcare professionals in such settings address most personal healthcare needs, develop sustained partnerships with patients, and practice in the context of family and community.

    SMA18-5063PT2
    2/2018
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  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder – Introduction to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment (Part 1 of 5)

    Part 1 of this Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) offers a general introduction to providing medications to address opioid use disorder (OUD). It is for all audiences. Part 1 will help readers understand key facts and issues related to providing Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications used to treat OUD. TIP Parts 2 through 5 cover these issues in more detail.

    SMA18-5063PT1
    2/2018
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  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder – Full Document (Including Executive Summary and Parts 1-5)

    This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) reviews the use of the three Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications used to treat opioid use disorder (OUD)—methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine—and the other strategies and services needed to support recovery for people with OUD.

    SMA18-5063FULLDOC
    2/2018
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  • TIP 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder – Executive Summary

    This publication is currently available for pre-order and electronic download only.

    This Executive Summary provides an overview of the use of the three Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications used to treat opioid use disorder, and a quick reference to the key messages presented in the five-part “Medications for Opioid Use Disorder” Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP).

    SMA18-5063EXSUMM
    2/2018
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  • Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women With Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants

    This Clinical Guide provides comprehensive, national guidance for optimal management of pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder and their infants. The Clinical Guide helps healthcare professionals and patients determine the most clinically appropriate action for a particular situation and informs individualized treatment decisions.

    SMA18-5054
    1/2018
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  • Talking With Your College-Bound Young Adult About Alcohol

    This guide and video gives parents information they can discuss with their college-bound young adults about the consequences of underage drinking.

    SMA18-4897
    9/2018
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  • Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit (Spanish)

    Equipa a los proveedores de atención médica, las comunidades y los gobiernos locales con materiales para desarrollar prácticas y políticas para ayudar a prevenir las sobredosis y las muertes relacionadas con los opioides. Aborda diferentes asuntos de interés para los proveedores de atención médica, personal de primeros auxilios, los proveedores de tratamientos y los que están recuperándose de sobredosis de opioides. Actualizada en el 2018.

    SMA18-4742SPANISH
    6/2018
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  • Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

    This toolkit offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Access reports for community members, prescribers, patients and families, and those recovering from opioid overdose.

    SMA18-4742
    6/2018
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  • A Guide for Taking Care of Yourself After Your Treatment in the Emergency Department (Spanish)

    Provee una guía de recursos y estrategias para que se recupere de un intento de suicidio y pueda evitar futuros intentos. Incluye sugerencias sobre las citas de seguimiento con los profesionales de salud, las instrucciones del hospital que usted debe seguir, consejos sobre quienes pueden ser sus aliados en su recuperacion como evitar los pensamientos suicidios.

    SMA18-4365SPAN
    6/2018
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  • A Guide for Medical Providers in the Emergency Department Taking Care of Suicide Attempt Survivors

    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.

    SMA18-4359
    6/2018
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  • A Guide for Taking Care of Your Family Member After Treatment in the Emergency Department (Spanish)

    Provee una guía de recursos y sugerencias para los miembros de la familia que ayudan a una persona que ha tenido un intento de suicidio. Incluye información para dar al hospital, precauciones para tomar en la casa y preguntas sobre el seguimiento con un plan del tratamiento.

    SMA18-4358SPAN
    6/2018
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  • A Guide for Taking Care of Your Family Member After Treatment in the Emergency Department

    This brochure was developed by and for family members whose loved one attempted suicide. It provides information about what to expect in the emergency room, and how to take care of yourself and your family member following the attempt. It also offers resources to help you move forward.

    SMA18-4357ENG
    6/2018
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  • A Guide for Taking Care of Yourself After Your Treatment in the Emergency Department

    This brochure helps people recovering from a suicide attempt. It discusses how to find healing, hope, and help after emergency room treatment, including how to cope with future thoughts of suicide. The brochure also offers ways to connect with other suicide attempt survivors and lists free apps and other resources to help you move forward.

    SMA18-4355ENG
    6/2018
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  • Underage Drinking: Myths vs. Facts

    This fact sheet is a prevention resource written specifically for preteens and teens. It compares the myths with the facts about how common alcohol use is among youth. This fact sheet can also help you start a conversation about underage drinking and alcohol misuse.

    SMA18-4299
    4/2018
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