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The National Rural Alcohol and Drug Abuse Network Awards for Excellence: 2004 Submitted and Award-Winning Papers (TAP 28) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration funded the Seventh Annual Call for Papers/Awards for Excellence 2004 competition... More > hosted by the National Rural Alcohol and Drug Abuse Network (NRADAN). The Awards for Excellence program was initiated by the late Larry Monson, cofounder of NRADAN, who sought to recognize effective and innovative models of treatment and prevention services for rural populations. The Awards for Excellence publication seeks to promote and showcase research addressing the unique and special challenges of providing treatment services to individuals in rural and frontier areas who abuse substances and their families.< Less
Young People Shaping Health Service By Alan Rogers
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Young People Shaping Health Services Manual is a guide to involving young people in shaping the services intended for them. The content draws on the experiences of two local projects within UK... More > Youth’s national Movers & Shapers initiative. This Manual includes descriptions of the practice, principles and key learning points from two of the local initiatives, focusing on health services. The projects worked with young parents and young people with mental health issues. Young people shaping health services also includes a collection of practical activities used in building the participation skills of young people. The combination of principles and practice creates a valuable resource for any group or agency looking to promote the inclusion of young people in decision-making, especially – but not exclusively – around health services.< Less
National Specialist Family Service SROI Forecast 2013 By Hugo Minney
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National Specialist Family Service (NSFS) helps parents who are substance abusers to overcome their addiction and get their children back. It teaches them family skills such as budgeting, routine,... More > and creating play time. NSFS has had enormous success both with successful graduations, and families who stay together. This report examines the service and finds that children benefit from spending time with their parents, even those that only spend a few months with them. It confirms that a placement in the service is safe for the children. It also demonstrates the value for money that NSFS represents - with a Social Return on Investment ratio of between 4 and 6 times the investment made.< Less
Choosing a Medigap Policy: A Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare By Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Association of Insurance Commissioners
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This government guide helps people with Medicare understand Medigap (also called “Medicare Supplement Insurance”) policies. A Medigap policy is a type of private insurance that helps you... More > pay for some of the costs that Original Medicare doesn’t cover. It has important information about the following: What a Medigap policy is; what’s new in 2010; what Medigap policies cover; your rights to buy a Medigap policy; and how to buy a Medigap policy. This guide can help if you’re thinking about buying, or already have, a Medigap policy.< Less
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
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
The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services 2012: Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Enlarged Edition) By U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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This year’s Guide includes some changes that will make it more user-friendly for practicing clinicians. The Guide comprises 64 preventive services, which now are presented in an easy-to-use,... More > one-page summary table format. In addition, the Guide provides information on resources that clinicians can use to educate their patients on appropriate preventive services, as well as brief descriptions of and links to tools that they can use to improve their practices, including the electronic Preventive Services Selector, MyHealthfinder, and the Guide to Community Preventive Services (for more details, see Appendixes D and E). As more information becomes available to clinicians and patients alike, AHRQ’s goal is to help improve patients’ health and well being, and contribute to better health outcomes for the Nation overall.< Less
National Guidelines for Seniors' Mental Health: The Assessment and Treatment of Mental Health Issues in Long Term Care Homes (Focus on Mood and Behaviour Symptoms) By Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) was established in 2002 with the mission to promote the mental health of seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources. The CCSMH is... More > proud to have been able to facilitate the development of clinical guidelines. These are the first interdisciplinary, national best practices guidelines to specifically address key areas of seniors' mental health. The number of seniors receiving care in Long Term Care (LTC) homes has increased dramatically. Studies suggest that mental disorders among nursing home residents is a serious concern, yet there are limited availability of services. Based on available evidence, the CCSMH LTC guideline provides recommendations on: general care, assessment, diagnosis and monitoring; management of depressive symptoms and disorders and behavioural symptoms (non-pharmacological & pharmacological); organizational and systems issues.< Less
Substance Abuse Prevention Dollars and Cents: A Cost-Benefit Analysis By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Policymakers and other stakeholders can use cost-benefit analysis as an informative tool for decisionmaking for substance abuse prevention. This report reveals the importance of supporting effective... More > prevention programs as part of a comprehensive substance abuse prevention strategy. The following patterns of use, their attendant costs, and the potential cost savings are analyzed: - Extent of substance abuse among youth - Costs of substance abuse to the Nation and to States - Cost savings that could be gained if effective prevention policies, programs, and services were implemented nationwide - Programs and policies that are most cost beneficial< Less
Public Health At Work By Sharon Furlong
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States are expected to align their programs with the latest Healthy People national goals and objectives and to address basic health concerns related to chronic disease, unintentional injuries, and... More > other areas. The PHHS Block Grant can help states • Respond rapidly to emerging health threats in states. • Address important health concerns that lack state funding, such as heart disease and stroke, skin cancer, oral health, child safety, and emergency medical services in rural areas. • Leverage other funds to increase the benefits of preventive health measures.< Less