This new Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice guidelines, and other science-based resources.
Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center
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.
This document provides guidance to assist state policymakers and practitioners in reforming, implementing, and appropriately targeting commitment law and practice.
Fentanyl and its analogues pose a potential hazard to a variety of responders who could come into contact with these drugs in the course of their work.
Find information on evidence-based prevention programs and practices for prevention practitioners and individuals working in related behavioral health fields.
Systematic evidence review assessing the effectiveness and harms of first- and second-generation antipsychotics FGAs and SGAs used for treating children, adolescents, and young adults.
This manual helps communities plan and deliver substance use prevention strategies.
This guide offers best practices for treating women living with substance use disorders in co-ed treatment and recovery settings.
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.
An information series that provides clinicians with information related to alcohol.
This toolkit offers guidance to behavioral health officials on developing illness-management and recovery mental health programs that emphasize personal goal setting and actionable strategies for recovery.
The intent of this literature is to describe the current state of the science of implementation, and identify what it will take to transmit innovative programs and practices to mental health, social services, juvenile justice, education, early childhood education, employment services, and substance abuse prevention and treatment.
The AHRQ Academy developed this two-part document for providers treating opioid use disorder in primary care practices, with an emphasis on communities in rural areas that are among the hardest hit by the opioid epidemic. Part 1 is an environmental scan describing the significant challenges and barriers to implementing Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT) in rural primary care settings, including those related to workforce, stigma, logistics, financing, and policy. Part 2 includes nearly 250 tools and resources available to providers, patients, and communities to help implement MAT in rural primary care settings. These tools have been categorized by topic and address the full spectrum of needs for patients with or at risk for OUD, including prevention, training and education, treatment, and overdose.
This brief provides guidelines on prescribing Opioids for Pain.
This toolkit gives practice principles for integrated treatment for mental illness, substance use disorders, or both, and offers advice from successful programs.
This kit provides tools to assist in developing mental health programs that help prevent or reduce severe aggressive behavioral, emotional, and development issues in children by enhancing the knowledge of parents, caregivers, and providers.
Systematic evidence review assessing the effectiveness and safety of interventions targeting sensory challenges for children with autism spectrum disorder.
This resource guide for parents offers advice on keeping children substance free, reviews statistics about adolescent substance use, and provides tips on good communication.