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Behavioral Health Barometer, Volume 5
Intensive Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Complex Mental and Substance Use Disorders: State and Community Profiles
Results from the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH): Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States
Guidance on Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics: Older Adults and People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Community Settings
Guidance on Strategies to Promote Best Practice in Antipsychotic Prescribing for Children and Adolescents
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in the Criminal Justice System: Brief Guidance to the States
Published: March 2019This 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.
Principles of Community-based Behavioral Health Services for Justice-involved Individuals: A Research-based Guide
TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives
Published: February 2019TIP 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.