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SAMHSA News - Volume XI, Number 2, Spring 2003

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Seclusion & Restraint

Breaking the Bonds

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The following resources provide more information about seclusion and restraint:

  • SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center, P.O. Box 42490, Washington, DC 20015. Telephone: 1 (800) 789-2647 or 1 (866) 889-2647 (TTY). Or visit the Web site at

  • NASMHPD's National Technical Assistance Center for State Mental Health Planning at

  • The Child Welfare League of America and Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health staff-training project, funded by SAMHSA, available at

  • Learning from Each Other: Success Stories and Ideas for Reducing Restraint/ Seclusion in Behavioral Health, available at

    This 42-page publication was created by the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems with Support from the American Hospital Association Section for Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Services. A description and a copy of the resource guide are available. End of Article

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Inside This Issue

President Promotes "Access to Recovery"

Recovery Month Set for September

SAMHSA Appoints Senior Staff

Evidence-Based Practices: Promoting Recovery
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    SAMHSA Awards New Grants

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    Opioid Treatment Programs Can Now Offer Buprenorphine

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