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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) (Rockville MD)

  • Engaging Women in Trauma-Informed Peer Support: A Guidebook

    The fundamentals, cultural considerations, and actions to be taken to address trauma through peer support are explained.

  • Systems-Level Implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

    This Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) “[d]escribes core elements of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) programs

  • The Role of Corrections Professionals in Preventing Suicide

    This report discusses the role correctional officers must play in dealing with inmate suicides. Especially, those officers in jails.

  • Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System Task Force

    “This task force was established in June 2011 to focus attention on the needs of youth in the juvenile justice system, particularly in the areas of

  • Transition Age Youth With Mental Health Challenges in the Juvenile Justice System

    Anyone working with transitional youth, individuals aged 16 to 25 years, needs to read this brief.

  • Creating A Place Of Healing and Forgiveness: The Trauma-Informed Care Initiative at the Women's Community Correctional Center of Hawaii

    "Recognizing that most inmates are trauma survivors and many common prison routines can re-traumatize women, the Women’s Community Correctional Cen

  • TIP 59: Improving Cultural Competence

    "The development of culturally responsive clinical skills is vital to the effectiveness of behavioral health services. According to the U.S.

  • Resources for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Professionals

    "Children who come to the attention of the juvenile justice system are a challenging and underserved population.

  • Trauma among Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

    The impact of trauma on girls involved in the juvenile justice system is examined.

  • LGBTQ Youth and Sexual Abuse: Information for Mental Health Professionals

    While this tip-sheet is intended for mental health practitioners, it provides invaluable information for anyone working with lesbian, gay, bisexual