SAMHSA In Brief
Medicaid Handbook: Interface with Behavioral Health Services
This handbook provides a basic overview of the Medicaid program, with an emphasis on behavioral health services. The handbook assists with navigating state Medicaid programs and in advocacy for individuals who are eligible.
Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit
This toolkit equips communities and local governments with material to develop policies and practices aimed at preventing opioid-related overdoses and deaths. It addresses issues for first responders, treatment providers, and those recovering from opioid overdose. The toolkit has five components, each designed for a specific audience including patients, prescribers, first responders, community members, and survivors and family members.
The CBHSQ Report - A Day in the Life of American Adolescents: Substance Use Facts Update
The Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ) collects, analyzes, and disseminates critical public health data. The latest CBHSQ Report presents facts about adolescent substance use, including initiation, receipt of treatment, and emergency department visits for substance use "on an average or typical day." The data presented are from the 2010 and 2011 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), the 2010 Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS), the 2010 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), and the 2011 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN).