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Mental Health - United States (2010) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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For more than 25 years, the Mental Health, United States series has presented nationwide measures of mental health. Published biannually by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services... More > Administration (SAMHSA), the volume serves as the Nation’s most comprehensive resource for mental health statistics. The data provide timely insights into the population’s mental health status, the provision of mental health treatment, and funding for that treatment in the United States.< Less
Purchasing Managed Care Services for Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment (TAP 16) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This publication is part of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Block Grant technical assistance program. All material appearing in this volume except quoted passages from copyrighted... More > sources is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission from the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) or the authors. Citation of the source is appreciated. This publication was prepared under contract number 270-93-0004 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Gayle J. Saunders, of CSAT, served as the Government project officer. Appendix C of this publication was written by James B. Bixler, M.S., under contract 270-91-0007 from CSAT. Sandra M. Clunies, M.S., of CST, served as the Government project officer. The opinions expressed herein are the views of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of CSAT or any other part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.< Less
Bringing Excellence To Substance Abuse Services in Rural And Frontier America (TAP 20) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The papers that are published here offer a compelling look at a number of ways in which rural and frontier America is addressing alcohol and other drug abuse and the problems that accompany the... More > abuse. Recognizing the efforts of AOD experts, caregivers, and communities in rural and frontier areas is one important goal of the Award for Excellence. Representatives of CSAT and NRIADA presented awards to the authors of the first, second, and third place papers at the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse held in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in June 1996. David M. Paschane accepted the first place award for "Drug Use, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and SexRelated Risk Behaviors in Alaska," which he wrote with Henry H. Cagle, Andrea M. Fenaughty, and Dennis G. Fisher. The second place award was presented to Boyd D. Sharp, Rodney (Roadrunner) Clarke, and Richard Pohl for their paper, "In Rural and Frontier America, It Takes a Whole Community to Rehabilitate a Substance Abusing Criminal.< Less
Behavioral Health Services for People Who are Homeless: Treatment Improvement Protocol Series (TIP 55) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) is divided into three parts: • Part 1: A Practical Guide for the Provision of Behavioral Health Services • Part 2: An Implementation Guide for... More > Behavioral Health Program Administrators • Part 3: A Review of the Literature Part 1 is for behavioral health service providers and consists of two chapters. Chapter 1 illustrates typical problems and issues that arise in behavioral health counseling with people who have experienced or currently are experiencing homelessness. It covers: • Approaches that address the counselor’s setting, role, and responsibilities. • Screening/assessment, client-centered treatment planning, treatment processes, and continuing care.< Less
Contracting for Managed Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services: A Guide for Public Purchasers (TAP 22) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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It is generally agreed that strong contracts between purchasers of health care services and managed care organizations (MCOs) form the foundation upon which managed behavioral health systems are... More > built. Unfortunately, some public purchasers have left themselves and their clients vulnerable to poor quality services and restricted access due to poorly conceptualized and poorly written RFPs and contracts. This guide provides information that will help public purchasers develop RFPs and contracts for managed behavioral health care so as to achieve programmatic success. Although this guide is intended to assist public purchasers in their managed care contracting efforts it should not be used as a substitute for expert legal or financial guidance. Any recommendations put forth here should be carefully considered by purchasers and adapted with appropriate guidance to meet the needs of the specific State or locality.< Less
Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Addiction: Consumers and Service Providers, Policymakers, and Researchers in Dialogue (Building Bridges Series) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Addiction: Consumers and Service Providers, Policymakers, and Researchers in Dialogue
Introduction to DASH Diet With One Week Sample Menu and Recipes By U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
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In its first ever ranking of 20 popular diets, U.S. News & World Report rated the DASH diet No. 1. The DASH diet, for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, is designed primarily to lower blood... More > pressure rather than to reduce weight — though it helps do that too. (A study found that teen girls who adhered to the DASH diet gained less weight than other girls over 10 years.) It emphasizes fruits, veggies, whole grains, lean protein and low-fat dairy, and limits high-fat, high-calorie sweets and red meat CONTENTS (1) WHAT IS THE DASH EATING PLAN? (2) Daily Nutrient Goals Used in the DASH Studies (for a 2,100 Calorie Eating Plan) (3) WHO HELPED WITH DASH? (4) HOW DO I MAKE THE DASH? (5) HOW TO LOWER CALORIES ON THE DASH EATING PLAN (6) MAKE A DASH FOR DASH (7) TIPS TO REDUCE SALT AND SODIUM (8) REDUCING SALT AND SODIUM WHEN EATING OUT (9) COMPARE NUTRITION FACTS LABELS ON FOODS (10) HOW CAN I GET STARTED ON THE DASH EATING PLAN? (11) Getting Started (12) RECIPES AND SAMPLE MENU FOR HEART HEALTH< Less
Confidentiality of Patient Records for Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment (TAP 13) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The regulations that protect the identities of persons in alcohol or drug abuse treatment have their genesis in two statutes of the early 1970's: the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism... More > Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act of 1970 and the Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act of 1972. These statutes were implemented by regulations issued by the then Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) in 1975. Revised in 1987 by one of HEW's successors, the Department of Health and Human Services, the regulations are set out at title 42, part 2, of the Code of Federal Regulations. Recently, Congress reaffirmed and reorganized the original confidentiality statutes by merging them into one act, the Public Health Service Act, now title 42, section 290dd–3, of the United States Code. The merger had no effect on the confidentiality regulations. Throughout this document, references to the confidentiality law or regulations will mean the regulations at title 42, part 2...< Less
Checklist for Monitoring Alcohol and Other Drug Confidentiality Compliance (TAP 18) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This publication is part of the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant technical assistance program. All material appearing in this volume except quoted passages from copyrighted... More > sources is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission from the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) or the authors. Citation of the source is appreciated. This publication was prepared under contract number 270-93-0004 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Gayle Saunders, of CSAT, served as the Government project officer. The opinions expressed herein are the views of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of CSAT or any other part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).< Less
Forecasting the Cost of Chemical Dependency Treatment Under Managed Care (TAP 15) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This document was commissioned by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment to provide State alcohol and other drug agencies with background information and advice in using actuarial studies to... More > predict the costs of contracting with managed-care organizations to provide publicly funded chemical dependency treatment services. Actuarial studies similar to the one described in this report should also be useful to States that are planning changes in funding chemical dependency treatment, including health care reform, expansion of medicaid benefits, and changing mandated insurance coverage for chemical dependency treatment. With a few adjustments, the approaches described herein could be useful for estimating the costs of mental health services as well.< Less