Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center

SAMHSA is committed to improving prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for mental and substance use disorders.

The Evidence Based Practices Resource Center provides communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others with the information and tools to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings.

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This brief defines drug addiction and discusses treatment approaches for combating it.

The Council for Psychological Training in Assessment and Treatment of Persons with SMI/SED has launched a new website (www.psychtrainingsmi.com) to share information with mental health professionals who are interested in working with people with serious mental health disorders (SMI) and those with emerging severe emotional disturbances (SED). The Council oversees the development of curriculum materials, establishment of competencies to work with these populations, evaluation mechanisms to ensure competency of professional psychologists for this work, conducts training, and encourages research and publications in this area. The Council also works to promote understanding of the etiology, nature, impact, and amelioration of SMI/SED among psychologists, other mental health professionals, and the general public by posting information, research, links to relevant organizations, and other pertinent information on its website.

This report provides background and practical information promoting the use of psychiatric advance directives as a tool for self-directed care in psychiatric treatment, progress toward parity in mental health, and supporting crisis planning and the rights of persons who live with mental illness.

NASMHPD works with states, federal partners, and stakeholders to promote wellness, recovery, and resiliency for individuals with mental health conditions or co-occurring mental health and substance related disorders

This abstract lists the standards that NADCP has developed for adult Drug Courts. Vol 2 represents the second of two parts covering best practice standards for a variety of topics.


Last Updated: 10/09/2019