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U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) (Rockville MD)

  • Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy Inservice Training: Based on Treatment Improvement Protocol TIP 41

    This training manual presents an 'overview of the role and efficacy of group therapy in substance abuse treatment.

  • Trauma and Justice

    “Reducing the pervasive, harmful, and costly health impact of violence and trauma by integrating trauma-informed approaches throughout health, beha

  • Best Practices for Increasing Access to SSI/SSDI upon Exiting Criminal Justice Settings

    “The Social Security Administration (SSA), through its Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) programs,

  • A Practitioner's Resource Guide: Helping Families to Support Their LGBT Children

    This resource guide provides very important information for individuals helping families with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) childr

  • Building Bridges: LGBT Populations: A Dialogue on Advancing Opportunities for Recovery from Addictions and Mental Health Problems

    “[D]espite some recent advances in understanding and acceptance, LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender] individuals remain subject to the t

  • SAMHSA's Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach

    "Trauma is a widespread, harmful and costly public health problem.

  • Municipal Courts: An Effective Tool for Diverting People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders from the Criminal Justice System

    The opportunity for diverting offenders with mental illness and substance abuse disorders from the criminal justice system when they have their fir

  • Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System

    "This monograph examines a wide range of evidence-based practices for screening and assessment of people in the justice system who have co-occurrin