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.
|April 2016 Radio Episode: Generational Issues Affecting Recovery: From Childhood to Grandparenthood||
Mental or substance use disorders often affect several generations of the same family, due to the effect of parents’ disorders on their children, but early intervention can interrupt these patterns.
|March 2016 Radio Episode: Kickoff Show||
The theme of 2016’s National Recovery Month, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Our Families, Our Stories, Our Recovery!” is illustrated with personal stories and scenes from nationwide events.
|November 2015 Radio Episode: The Road to Recovery 2015: Showcases of Events||
This episode will feature footage, photos, and interviews of participants from nationwide events as individuals, families, and entire communities celebrate Recovery Month.
|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.