Behavioral Health Treatments & Services Learn how health care professionals address common mental illnesses and substance use disorders and how SAMHSA helps people access treatments and services.
|September 2017 Radio Episode: Recovery Among Diverse Populations||
Recovery from mental and/or substance use disorders share similarities for all on this journey, regardless of community or background.
|June 2016 Radio Episode: Preventing and Addressing Suicide: Everyone Plays a Role||
This show highlights suicide among particular groups, suicide prevention efforts and resources, and how to provide support.
|August 2017 Radio Episode: Criminal Justice Reform: Implications for Services to Address Mental and/or Substance Use Disorders||
Upcoming reforms to the justice system will have many people in prison for non-violent drug offences released early.
|June 2015 Radio Episode: Screening and Assessments for Mental and/or Substance Use Disorders: The Role of Primary Care||
The episode’s panel will review Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral, and Treatment (SBIRT) elements. They will look at it how it has and can continue to be incorporated into primary health care settings to screen for mental and/or substance use disorders and help reduce overprescribing of medications. In addition, a preview of the collaboration between SAMHSA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will give health care professionals who prescribe opioids a framework for safer prescribing.