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Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma: National Asthma Education and Prevention Program - Expert Panel Report 3 By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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More than 22 million Americans have asthma, and it is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood, affecting an estimated 6 million children. The burden of asthma affects the patients, their... More > families, and society in terms of lost work and school, lessened quality of life, and avoidable emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths. Improved scientific understanding of asthma has led to significant improvements in asthma care, and the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) has been dedicated to translating these research findings into clinical practice through publication and dissemination of clinical practice guidelines. The first NAEPP guidelines were published in 1991, and updates were made in 1997, 2002, and now with the current report. Important gains have been made in reducing morbidity and mortality rates due to asthma; however, challenges remain.< Less
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder - Treatment Improvement Protocol (Tip 63) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Treatment Improvement Protocol 63 - For Healthcare and Addiction Professionals, Policymakers, Patients, and Families - This TIP reviews three Food and Drug Administration-approved medications for... More > opioid use disorder treatment—methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine—and the other strategies and services needed to support people in recovery.< Less
Principles of Community-based Behavioral Health Services for Justice-involved Individuals: A Research-based Guide - A bridge to the possible By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Community-based behavioral health providers and systems have an essential role in serving individuals with mental and substance use disorders who are currently or formerly involved with the criminal... More > justice system. These individuals are a part of every community, and as for all community members with behavioral health needs, individualized, integrated, comprehensive, coordinated, and continuous service is the standard of care. Individuals with behavioral health issues are overrepresented in jails and prisons across the United States.1 Most of these individuals return to their communities, families, and social networks and subsequently require community-based behavioral and physical health care services. Research has shown that mental and substance use disorders affect people from all walks of life, with or without justice involvement, and, with the services and supports of behavioral health providers, many people recover.< Less
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) - Methods for Using Data to Inform Practice: A Step-by-Step Guide By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program has become a globally recognized model for safely and effectively assisting people with mental and substance use disorders who experience crises in the... More > community. The CIT Model promotes strong community partnerships among law enforcement, behavioral health providers, people with mental and substance use disorders, along with their families and others. While law enforcement agencies have a central role in program development and ongoing operations, a continuum of crisis services available to citizens prior to police involvement is part of the model. These other community services (e.g., mobile crisis teams, crisis phone lines) are essential for avoiding criminal justice system involvement for those with behavioral health challenges – a goal of CIT programs (Steadman & Morrissette, 2016). CIT is just one part of a robust continuum of behavioral health services for the whole community.< Less
Tip 61 - Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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American Indians and Alaska Natives have consistently experienced disparities in access to healthcare services, funding, and resources; quality and quantity of services; treatment outcomes; and... More > health education and prevention services. Availability, accessibility, and acceptability of behavioral health services are major barriers to recovery for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Common factors that infuence engagement and participation in services include availability of transportation and child care, treatment infrastructure, level of social support, perceived provider effectiveness, cultural responsiveness of services, treatment settings, geographic locations, and tribal affliations.< Less
Counselor’s Treatment Manual: Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment for People With Stimulant Use Disorders By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The Matrix IOP method was developed initially in the 1980s in response to the growing numbers of individuals entering the treatment system with cocaine or methamphetamine dependence as their primary... More > substance use disorder. Many traditional treatment models then in use were developed primarily to treat alcohol dependence and were proving to be relatively ineffective in treating cocaine and other stimulant dependence (Obert et al. 2000). To create effective treatment protocols for clients dependent on stimulant drugs, treatment professionals at the Matrix Institute drew from numerous treatment approaches, incorporating into their model methods that were empirically tested and practical. Their treatment model incorporated elements of relapse prevention, cognitive–behavioral, psychoeducation, and family approaches, as well as 12-Step program support (Obert et al. 2000).< Less
Client’s Handbook: Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment for People With Stimulant Use Disorders By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The handouts in this book will help you get the most out of your Matrix treatment. Some handouts ask questions and have spaces for your answers. Other handouts ask you to read and think about a... More > subject or an idea, or they contain advice or reminders about recovery. It is a good idea to keep and review the handouts after you have used them. They will help you stay strong as you continue in your recovery. During each treatment session, your counselor will ask you to follow along on the handout while he or she goes over it with the group. The counselor will give you time to think about what it says and write your answers to questions it may ask. The group will then discuss the handout. You should share your thoughts and ask questions during this time. If you still have questions, there will be more time to ask questions during the last part of each session.< Less
Frontotemporal Disorders: Information for Patients, Families, and Caregivers (Revised February 2017) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Few people have heard of frontotemporal disorders, which lead to dementias that affect personality, behavior, language, and movement. These disorders are little known outside the circles of... More > researchers, clinicians, patients, and caregivers who study and live with them. Although frontotemporal disorders remain puzzling in many ways, researchers are finding new clues that will help them solve this medical mystery and better understand other common dementias. The symptoms of frontotemporal disorders gradually rob people of basic abilities—thinking, talking, walking, and socializing—that most of us take for granted. They often strike people in the prime of life, when they are working and raising families. Families suffer, too, as they struggle to cope with the person’s daily needs as well as changes in relationships and responsibilities.< Less
End of Life: Helping with Comfort and Care By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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At the end of life, each story is different. Death comes suddenly, or a person lingers, gradually fading. For some older people, the body weakens while the mind stays alert. Others remain physically... More > strong, but cognitive losses take a huge toll. Although everyone dies, each loss is personally felt by those close to the one who has died. End-of-life care is the term used to describe the support and medical care given during the time surrounding death. Such care does not happen only in the moments before breathing ceases and the heart stops beating. Older people often live with one or more chronic illnesses and need a lot of care for days, weeks, and even months before death. The goal of End of Life: Helping with Comfort and Care is to provide guidance and help in understanding the unfamiliar territory of death. This information is based on research, such as that supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), along with other parts of the National Institutes of Health.< Less
Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals (Revised June 2018) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a complex and challenging brain disorder. It is complex because it affects many parts of the brain in ways that scientists are trying to understand more fully. It is... More > challenging because its many possible symptoms make it hard to do everyday tasks that once came easily. Although less known than its “cousins” Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, LBD is not a rare disorder. More than 1 million Americans, most of them older adults, are affected by its disabling changes in the ability to think and move. As researchers seek better ways to treat LBD—and ultimately to find a cure—people with LBD and their families struggle to get an accurate diagnosis, find the best treatment, and manage at home.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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