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The Behavioral Health Technical Assistance Learning Community (BHTalk) promotes collaboration and knowledge development among those individuals committed to making recovery and resiliency the expected outcomes of mental health services. To learn more about BHTalk,
Watch the 2015 National Recovery Month Press Conference!
On September 10, 2015, SAMHSA held a press conference to kick-off the 26th annual National Recovery Month observance and release key 2014 behavioral health data from t...
10/6/2015 2:32:16 PM
New State Technical Assistance Webinar Recordings Available!
Advocates for Human Potential, Inc., is convening multiple webinars as part of SAMHSA's State Technical Assistance Project. Recordings of all the webinars th...
8/7/2015 4:48:26 PM
Some States Using Federal Grant Money to Help People with Addiction Find a Path to Recovery
Some States Using Federal Grant Money to Help People with Addiction Find a Path to Recovery July 1, 2015 – By Christine Vestal This piece comes to us courtesy ...
7/9/2015 3:42:24 PM
NCHS DATA BRIEF: Serious Psychological Distress Among Adults: United States, 2009–2013
Serious psychological distress includes mental health problems severe enough to cause moderate-to-serious impairment in social, occupational, or school functioning a...
7/9/2015 3:30:32 PM
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State Technical Assistance Project: Webinar Series
SAMHSA's State TA Project convenes virtual presentations and discussions on a wide variety of topics that are critally important to state and local behavioral health authorities as they strive to strengthen and improve their behavioral health service systems for individuals with mental health and substance abuse disorders. Each webinar is recorded and may be accessed through the link below.
Shared Decision-Making in Mental Health Care
This report provides an overview of shared decision-making, an intervention that enables people to actively manage their own health.
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