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.
The objective of this systematic review is to assess safety, efficacy, and effectiveness of opioids taken long-term for CNCP.
The purpose of this systematic review is to determine optimal doses, routes of administration, and dosing strategies of naloxone for suspected opioid overdose in out-of-hospital settings, and whether transport to a hospital following successful opioid overdose reversal with naloxone is necessary.
Technical brief describing and comparing four core management strategies to reduce psychiatric readmissions--length of stay for inpatient care, transition support services i.e., care provided as the individual moves to outpatient care, short-term alternatives to psychiatric rehospitalization i.e., short-term outpatient care provided in place of psychiatric rehospitalization for those not at significant risk of harm to self or others, and long-term approaches for reducing psychiatric rehospitalization--for patients at high risk of psychiatric readmission.
Systematic evidence review assessing effectiveness and safety of medical interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder.
This manual provides guidance on the use of medication-assisted treatment for alcohol use misuse. It summarizes approved medications, screening and assessment, treatment planning, and patient monitoring.
This environmental scan describes the significant challenges and barriers that may limit access to MAT services in rural primary care settings, including those related to workforce, stigma, logistics, financing, and policy. The report also highlights essential characteristics of effective MAT practices and identifies three innovative models of care that may help overcome challenges to implementing MAT services in rural primary care settings.
This document 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.
This Technical Brief describes promising and innovative medication-assisted treatment (MAT) models of care in primary care settings, describe barriers to MAT implementation, summarize the evidence available on MAT models of care in primary care settings, identifies gaps in the evidence base, and guides future research.
This guide is for physicians using medication-assisted treatment for patients with opioid use disorder.
This brief discusses effective prevention and treatment strategies for opioid misuse and addiction.
This kit equips treatment teams at mental health agencies with guidance on incorporating the latest scientific evidence with patient input to help them make decisions about medication management.
The objectives of this study are to review published international monitoring guidelines, establish goals for metabolic monitoring, and make recommendations for practice for patients treated with antipsychotic medications.
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition.
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 review updates information about the clinical presentation of infants exposed to intrauterine drugs and the therapeutic options for treatment of withdrawal and is expanded to include evidence-based approaches to the management of the hospitalized infant who requires weaning from analgesics or sedatives.