Resources

The National Center for Integrated Behavioral Health at Mayo Clinic provides a comprehensive list of resources to offer guidance to stakeholders including but not limited to:

  • Primary care providers
  • Integrated and behavioral health leaders, scholars and policymakers
  • Students and educators
  • Patients, families and communities

This A to Z resource list includes toolkits, educational modules and courses, screening and prescribing best practices, online training videos, links to other resource libraries, and assorted materials addressing mental health concerns, substance use disorders and additional issues commonly seen in primary care settings.

Resource Source Description
Addressing Mental Health Issues in Primary Care: An Initial Curriculum for Medical Residents Patient Education and Counseling

This journal article advocates for the medical educational system to prepare residents and students to be as effective in treating psychosocial and mental health issues as they are medical problems.

The authors developed an intensive three-year curriculum in psychosocial and mental health care for medical residents based on strong evidence-based models.

Adolescent Substance Use Screening Tools National Institute on Drug Abuse Providers can use these two brief online screening tools to assess for substance use disorder risk among adolescents 12-17 years old. These tools help providers quickly and easily introduce brief, evidence-based screenings into their clinical practices.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

This website includes the following sections:

  • Fast facts
  • Risk and protective factors
  • Prevention strategies
  • Help youth at risk for ACEs
  • CDC-Kaiser ACE Study
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System ACE data
  • Preventing ACEs: Data to action
  • Funded research
  • Resources
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Initiatives Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ has multiple initiatives to implement evidence-based practices in screening and management of unhealthy substance use. These initiatives include managing unhealthy alcohol use, implementing medications for opioid use disorder in rural areas and managing opioids in older adults.
Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner's Guide National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism This guide is designed to help health care professionals quickly identify youth at risk of alcohol-related problems.
Alcohol Use Disorder Tool Centre for Effective Practice This tool guides primary care providers through the identification and management of individuals who have challenges with alcohol use. It includes information on special patient populations, tips for screening patients, pharmacotherapy treatment options and talking tips to help guide primary care providers through conversations with their patients about alcohol use.
Alcohol Use Disorders American Family Physician

This resource collection features the best content from AFP Journal, as identified by the journal editors, on alcohol use disorders and related issues, including alcohol withdrawal syndrome and detoxification.

Note that content published on this website within the past 12 months is accessible to American Academy of Family Physicians members and paid subscribers only.

All Over the Map: A Baseline Analysis of the Incidence of Childhood Trauma and the Implementation of Trauma-Informed Care in Florida (PDF) University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning

The University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning was engaged by the Florida legislature to conduct a study on the trauma-informed care training currently available in Florida. The scope of work included surveying school districts, conducting in-depth analyses and developing a set of recommendations for the state.

The purpose of this study is to inform the development and delivery of improved systems, processes and resources designed to identify and treat children who have experienced trauma and abuse.

All Patients Safe: Suicide Prevention Training for Medical Professionals University of Washington

All Patients Safe offers an engaging and informative option for health care providers to become better skilled at suicide prevention. Perspectives of real patients coupled with practical skills help providers transfer what they learn to their practices and communities.

This training meets Washington State's licensure requirements for health care providers to assist in reducing suicide through improved trainings.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) National Research Network American Academy of Family Physicians

The AAFP National Research Network was established in 1999 to cultivate, conduct and disseminate primary care research in a practice-based setting.

The network assists in realizing overall strategies for achieving improved primary care for the nation. This includes asking important questions and advancing evidence related to practice transformation, health information technology, population health, cost reform and new payment models, and team-based care.

Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) Toolkit National Institute of Mental Health

This toolkit is designed for screening youth ages 10-24; for patients with mental health chief complaints, consider screening below age 10. It is free of charge and available in multiple languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Dutch, Hebrew, Mandarin, and Korean.

The toolkit was developed to aid implementation of suicide-risk screening and provide tools for the management of patients who are found to be at risk.

Behavioral Health: A Snapshot of a PolicyLab Research Portfolio Children's Hospital of Philadelphia PolicyLab

This portfolio describes four areas of focus, including:

  • Evidence-based prevention and treatment
  • Integration into community settings
  • Integration into medical settings
  • Screening and connecting to care
Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration Health Resources and Services Administration Find data about how primary care providers play a critical role in the treatment of substance use disorders as well as information on how the Health Resources and Services Administration supports health centers to provide integrated substance use disorder treatment services, including opioid addiction treatment.
Behavioral Health Integration in Medi-Cal: A Blueprint for California California Heath Care Foundation This website provides recommendations on how to achieve the goal that all Medi-Cal enrollees receive high-quality, integrated care for physical health, mental health and substance use needs, with all of a person's care managed by a single entity accountable for payment, administration and oversight.
Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care: Considerations and Opportunities for Policymakers, Planners and Providers (PDF) Milbank Memorial Fund

This report:

  • Explores the prevalence of childhood behavioral health problems
  • Describes the need for, barriers to and models of behavioral health integration in pediatrics
  • Offers behavioral health integration policy and implementation considerations for policymakers, planners and providers
Behavioral Health Services in Primary Care (PDF) American Psychological Association This resource provides a closer look at the primary care behaviorist model and the collaborative care model for providing integrated care in primary care settings. It discusses key features of both models and presents a blended model of the two as an ideal approach to health care.
The Behavioral Health Workforce Needed for Integration With Primary Care: Information for Health Workforce Planning (PDF) University of Washington Center for Health Workforce Studies This descriptive study provides information that can be used by policymakers, practitioners, educators and other health workforce planning stakeholders to develop plans and policies to increase access to behavioral health care services through primary care settings.
Behavioral Interventions for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT): Improving Outcomes Providers Clinical Support System This no-cost continuing education module provides basic information on four evidence-based practices that effectively treat the behavioral aspects of the disease of addiction. It includes examples of techniques that may be performed during medication management, in longer counseling visits with patients or both.
Blueprint for Change: Achieving Integrated Health Care for an Aging Population (PDF) American Psychological Association This report outlines the challenges to providing integrated health care as well as some proposed solutions. It also reviews both theoretical and practical issues. It ends with an appendix of additional resources and how to access them.
CAGE-AID Substance Abuse Screening Tool Pedagogy Online Learning Systems The CAGE-AID screening tool was adapted from the CAGE alcohol assessment tool to include questions about drug use. This resource can be printed out and given to patients to help determine if substance abuse exists and needs to be addressed.
California Improvement Network (CIN) Toolkit: Three Strategies to Help Primary Care Teams Treat Substance Use Disorders California Health Care Foundation This document is a guide for primary care organizations and care teams working to integrate substance use disorder treatment services. It provides proven strategies, best practices and tools used by organizations within California to expand the capability of primary care teams in commercial and safety-net sectors to provide substance use disorder treatment services confidently and willingly.
Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions National Council for Mental Wellbeing Find information about the Center of Excellence, resources, toolkits, blog posts, technical assistance on integrated health projects, and trainings and events.
Certificate Course in Primary Care Behavioral Health UMass Chan Medical School Center for Integrated Primary Care This course acknowledges the skills of specialty mental health clinicians and helps translate prior knowledge and experience to the fast-paced, evidence-based, generalist culture of primary care. It includes an orientation to integrated behavioral health models as well as specific health care issues such as substance use, depression and cultural influences on health care.
Change That Matters: Promoting Healthy Behaviors Curriculum University of Minnesota National Center for Integrated Behavioral Health This 10-module curriculum is for clinicians working with patients in primary care settings. Modules focus on common issues seen in primary care, such as smoking cessation, healthy eating and medication adherence.
Coercion Related to Mental Health and Substance Use in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence: A Toolkit National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health This toolkit provides trauma-informed guidance on integrating questions about mental health and substance use coercion into routine mental health and substance use histories and into in-depth intimate partner violence assessments in primary care and behavioral health settings.
COVID-19: Addiction Treatment Medication Formulations and Dosage Guidance American Society of Addiction Medicine

This guide provides guidance to outpatient addiction treatment providers in selecting medications and adjusting medication dose or formulation during the COVID-19 pandemic, including:

  • Considerations for opioid use treatment disorder medications
  • Considerations for alcohol withdrawal management during COVID-19
  • Considerations for dosage and formulations of nicotine cessation medications
COVID-19: Best Practices for Telehealth During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PDF) National Council for Behavioral Health

This document is intended to give health care providers the background and resources necessary to begin or expand use of telehealth. It includes information on:

  • Policy changes in telehealth
  • Benefits of using telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Key considerations for adopting or expanding telehealth
  • Additional telehealth resources
COVID-19: Chronic Pain Management (PDF)

University of Washington Department of Family Medicine

Kaiser Permanente Research

This handout is intended to help primary clinics think through how to continue to care for their patients with chronic pain on long-term opioid therapy while maintaining good public health practices during the COVID-19 event. It discusses:

  • Virtual visits, including prescribing opioids, patient assessment and billing
  • Social distancing for nonopioid treatments
  • Stress reduction and general wellness
  • Screening for elevated risk of self-harm and exacerbation of depression symptoms, including assessment tools and resources
COVID-19: Intimate Partner Violence and Child Abuse Considerations During COVID-19 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration This analysis provides background information and statistics about intimate partner violence and child abuse and neglect in the United States. It offers policy suggestions and action items for health care providers and community members as well as resources to help families and communities address intimate partner violence and child abuse health concerns.
COVID-19: Physician's Guide American Medical Association Find carefully curated critical advice from trusted sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, JAMA, and the World Health Organization compiled into a quick-start guide for health care providers.
COVID-19: Physician's Guide and Resources American College of Physicians This guide and its collected national resources support physicians as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: Preventing and Managing Burnout NeuroFlow These resources are designed to provide education, strengthen resilience and help health care workers manage symptoms of stress or burnout.
COVID-19: Primary Care NHS England This page includes coronavirus guidance, tools and resources for clinicians and managers.
COVID-19: Primary Care Primary Care Collaborative This resource promotes policies and shares best practices that support the growth of high-performing primary care as clinicians address the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19.
COVID-19: Provision of Methadone and Buprenorphine for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in the COVID-19 Emergency (PDF) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

In this FAQ, health care providers can find guidance on:

  • Admitting new patients via telehealth
  • Treating existing patients with methadone or buprenorphine via telehealth
  • Treating new or existing patients via telehealth outside of an opioid treatment program
  • Dispensing medication based on telehealth evaluations
  • When and how to send exemption requests
COVID-19: Psychology Information and Resources American Psychological Association

This resource library provides information on topics such as:

  • Stress, anxiety and grief
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Telework
  • Telehealth
  • Health disparities
  • Physical distancing and isolation
  • Self-care
COVID-19: Resource Center for Physicians American Medical Association This resource library provides clinical guidelines, an FAQ section and practical strategies for providers to consider during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: Resource Library Collaborative Family Healthcare Association

This resource library is a collection of videos, texts, images, websites and instructional modules that cover a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:

  • Data tracking
  • Depression screening
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Ethical resources
  • Geriatrics
  • Mental health
  • Pediatrics
  • Telehealth
COVID-19: Resources and Information Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Resources on this website include:

  • Back-to-school guidance
  • Disaster distress help line
  • Federal updates and guidelines
  • Grant information
  • Guidance for:
    • Behavioral health providers
    • Employers
    • Facilities
    • Opioid treatment programs
    • The public
  • Training and technical assistance
COVID-19: Resources for Managing Stress U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

This website offers strategies that can help with the stress, grief and anxiety that many people are feeling. It links to information and resources to support self-care, the work of providers and community efforts. It includes topics such as:

  • Grief
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Masking
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Strategies for families
  • Stress
  • Supporting others

Resources are available in English and Spanish.

COVID-19: Resources To Support the Health and Well-Being of People With Substance Use Disorder and Those Who Experience Pain During the COVID-19 Outbreak National Academy of Medicine This resource library includes information on how to support patients and the clinicians who treat and manage the care of patients with substance use disorder or who experience pain during public health emergencies, including the COVID-19 response.
COVID-19: Response Webinar Series American Association of Colleges of Nursing

This series includes:

  • Details about new informational events and webinars
  • The latest news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Educational events and webinars
  • Information about work underway at nursing schools in the U.S. to raise awareness on prevention and preparedness efforts
COVID-19: Rural Health Resources National Rural Health Association

This website links to free COVID-19 resources provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization and other reputable organizations. It includes data, maps, guides, toolkits and other resources on topics such as:

  • Vaccination
  • Screening and testing
  • Patient care
  • Telehealth
  • Financial stimulus and support
  • State-specific resources
COVID-19: Screening for Suicide Risk During Telehealth Visits National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention This brief serves as an addendum to the Action Alliance's 2018 "Recommended Standard Care for People with Suicide Risk: Making Health Care Suicide Safe." It provides suggestions on when and how to screen, suggests protocols for identifying when a person screens positive for suicide risk, and discusses asynchronous screening and provider liability.
COVID-19: Sustaining the Well-Being of Health Care Personnel During Coronavirus and Other Infectious Disease Outbreaks (PDF) Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress This tip sheet reviews the challenges for health care providers during infectious disease outbreaks and the strategies for sustaining their well-being.
COVID-19: Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health — Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration This tip sheet provides information about social distancing, quarantine and isolation. It describes feelings and thoughts people may have during and after social distancing, quarantine and isolation. It also suggests ways to care for behavioral health during these experiences and provides resources for more help.
COVID-19: Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19 (PDF) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration This document highlights products and resources that can be useful when coping with the effects of widespread public health crises, such as providing substance use disorder services during a pandemic, psychosocial impacts of disasters and supportive practices for mental health professionals during pandemic-related social distancing.
COVID-19: Treating Suicidal Patients During COVID-19: Best Practices and Telehealth Suicide Prevention Resource Center

This webinar addresses the use of three best practices in caring for people at risk of suicide that can be delivered easily and effectively via telehealth:

  • Safety plans
  • Treatment that directly targets thoughts of suicide
  • Self-help skills and resources based in dialectical behavioral therapy
COVID-19: U.S. States and Territories Modifying Requirements for Telehealth in Response to COVID-19 (PDF) Federation of State Medical Boards View the latest state licensure requirements for telehealth.
Critical Crossroads: Pediatric Mental Health Care in the Emergency Department Health Resources and Services Administration This toolkit contains a template, literature references and tools designed to help hospitals establish a customized care pathway for the identification and coordination of children presenting to emergency departments in mental health crisis. It makes special acknowledgment of the unique challenges that face rural communities.
Depression in Mothers: More Than the Blues Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration This toolkit equips providers with information about depression and offers strategies in working with mothers who may be depressed. It includes resources, referrals and handouts for depression, and screening tools for more serious depression.
Documentation and Charge Capture Process: Medication-Assisted Treatment (PDF)

Providers Clinical Support System

National Association of Community Health Centers

Primary care services can play a significant role in the success of medication-assisted treatment programs by screening patients for potential substance use disorders. This document outlines a process flow between primary care and the medication-assisted treatment program as it pertains to screening, brief intervention and referral for treatment.
Early Childhood Mental Health Toolkit University of Minnesota Extension Learn more about how mental wellness is important for young children and their families, and find teaching and learning resources to use in trainings and share with others.
Elder Mistreatment American Academy of Family Physicians This policy statement defines the role of family physicians in identifying and responding to elder abuse.
Evolving Models of Behavioral Health Integration: Evidence Update 2010-2015 Milbank Memorial Fund This report provides a review of the literature over a five-year period, identifying changes and remaining gaps in the evidence. It also identifies resources to assist policymakers and health care planners in selecting, implementing and sustaining behavioral health integration models.
Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Spotlight on Opioids U.S. Department of Health and Human Services This compilation of resources includes the Full Surgeon General's Report on opioids, which is meant to better inform the public, especially family and friends of people with an elevated risk of opioid overdose, opioid misuse or opioid use disorder. Also present is the Surgeon General's Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose, federal resources, and supplementary materials to combat the national opioids crisis.
Fostering Resilience and Recovery: A Change Package for Advancing Trauma-Informed Primary Care (PDF) National Council for Mental Wellbeing This report provides information, action steps and tools to guide implementation of a trauma-informed primary care approach.
The Future of Pediatrics: Mental Health Competencies for Pediatric Primary Care Pediatrics In this report, the American Academy of Pediatrics proposes competencies requisite for providing mental health and substance use disorder services in pediatric primary care settings and recommends steps toward achieving them.
Futures Without Violence Futures Without Violence Futures Without Violence is a health and social justice nonprofit aimed at healing those traumatized by violence and creating healthy, violence-free families and communities. Programs, policy development, public action campaigns and resources address topics such as domestic violence, child abuse, bullying and sexual assault.
Growing Older: Providing Integrated Care for an Aging Population Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration This report for clinicians explains approaches to providing integrated care to older adults living with substance use disorder and mental illness. It highlights the importance of assessing patients for cognitive deficits and adapting behavioral interventions to help improve treatment outcomes.
Guide for Clinicians on the Appropriate Dosage Reduction or Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Analgesics (PDF) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services This guide provides advice to clinicians who are contemplating or initiating a reduction in opioid dosage or discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain.
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Statistical Briefs — Mental and Substance Use Disorders Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality These briefs provide statistics about mental and substance use disorders treated in U.S. hospitals. Topics include depression, substance use disorder and eating disorders.
HMP CME

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education

Imedex

The HMP CME hub hosts an array of online continuing medical education opportunities available on demand.
How Academic Medicine is Addressing the Opioid Epidemic (PDF) Association of American Medical Colleges This report discusses how America's medical schools and teaching hospitals are responding to the opioid epidemic through curriculum, clinical education, patient care, research, and education and public engagement campaigns.
How To Contact Your Elected Officials USA.gov Learn how to get in touch with your federal, state and local elected leaders with this informational resource provided by the United States government.
How To Receive Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Training Health Resources and Services Administration

Clinicians working to address the opioid epidemic may be eligible for free training to provide MOUD. Find information about:

  • The Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA 2000) waiver
  • Reasons to get a waiver
  • Waiver training eligibility
  • Mentoring services
  • Related resources
Identification of Patients With Substance Use Disorder in the Primary Care Setting Illinois State Medical Society This webinar covers the basics of addiction, including the neurocircuitry of addiction, as well as best practices for identifying, approaching and treating patients with substance use disorder.
Improving Access to Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in Primary Care for Adolescents Resource Center: Training Center for Health Care Strategies

This website offers strategies to inform health plans and providers about the options available for adolescent SBIRT training. Resources include:

  • Screening and brief intervention with adolescents training platform
  • Frequently asked questions for developing continuing medical education trainings
  • Adolescent substance use resource hub
  • Video resources for youth substance use prevention and early intervention
  • Learner's guide to adolescent SBIRT
Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Cultural and linguistic competency is recognized as an important strategy for improving the quality of care provided to clients from diverse backgrounds. The goal of this e-learning program is to help behavioral health professionals increase their cultural and linguistic competency. Courses include:

  • "An Introduction to Cultural and Linguistic Competency" (approximately 1 hour)
  • "Know Thyself — Increasing Self-Awareness" (approximately 1 hour)
  • "Knowing Others — Increasing Awareness of Your Client's Cultural Identity" (approximately 1.5 hours)
  • "Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Interventions and Services" (approximately 1.5 hours)
Integrated Behavioral Health Care in Family Medicine Residencies Family Medicine The purpose of this research study was to survey family medicine residency program directors to characterize the status of behavioral health integration in family medicine residency training. This was accomplished using the Council of Academic Family Medicine Educational Research Alliance 2017 survey.
Integrated Behavioral Health Lexicon (PDF) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality This lexicon is a set of concepts and definitions developed by expert consensus under the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for what is meant by behavioral health and primary care integration. It aims to provide a functional definition of what things look like in practice to enable effective communication and concerted action.
Integrated Behavioral Health Video Library Montana Healthcare Foundation This Vimeo video library includes coverage of events and summits, training videos, patient stories, tutorials, interviews, grant information, and other topics.
The Integrated Care Podcast Collaborative Family Healthcare Association Listen on Apple Podcasts as integrated care experts discuss timely topics in the world of integrated care.
Integrated Care TV Collaborative Family Healthcare Association Videos on this YouTube channel cover the world of primary care behavioral health, with webinars and presentations on a variety of health care topics related to team-based, integrated and collaborative models of health care delivery.
Integrating Behavioral Health Into Primary Care for Special Populations National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

This learning collaborative provides health care providers with tools and resources to integrate behavioral health into their practices, especially for patients with substance use disorders. Modules include:

  • "Assessing Health Center Capacity"
  • "Patient Engagement in Behavioral Health Integration"
  • "Promising Practices in Behavioral Health Integration"
  • "Goal Setting for Your Center"
Integrating Behavioral Health With Primary Care in a Safety Net Facility Safety Net Center This resource provides links to guides, case studies, publications, screening tools, practice guidelines and links related to depression, alcohol and substance use disorders, suicide prevention, and more. All are designed to help Safety Net providers meet the behavioral health needs of their patients.
Integrating Primary Care and Consulting Psychiatry HIPxChange This toolkit is intended for clinic directors, managers, primary care providers, behavioral health consultants and psychiatrists. It provides a framework and detailed flow diagram for a team approach to addressing patients' behavioral and mental health needs.
The Integration of Behavioral Health Into Pediatric Primary Care Settings (PDF) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration — Project LAUNCH This research brief highlights selected promising behavioral health integration strategies that Project LAUNCH grantees used to improve the delivery and quality of care for children and families. It also examines common lessons from the grantees that can promote the successful integration of behavioral health services in addition to mechanisms for sustaining and spreading these efforts.
The Intersection of Behavioral Health, Mental Health and Health Literacy: Proceedings of a Workshop The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from a workshop to explore issues associated with effective communication with individuals with mental or behavioral health issues and to identify ways in which health literacy approaches can facilitate communication.
Intimate Partner Violence American Academy of Family Physicians This policy statement describes the role of family medicine physicians in identifying and responding to intimate partner violence, suggests ways in which family physicians can actively address intimate partner violence in practice, and provides resources related to the subject matter.
Intimate Partner Violence Screening Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality This page is intended for primary care and behavioral health providers. Resources include links to screening guidelines, fact sheets and recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force, among others. The page also provides implementation tools for providers and administrators.
Intimate Partner Violence Screening and Counseling Toolkit Futures Without Violence This toolkit offers primary care and behavioral health providers, as well as advocates for victims, the tools to prepare a clinical practice to address domestic and sexual violence. It includes screening instruments, scripts for providers, and patient and provider education resources.
Learn About the Collaborative Care Model American Psychiatric Association

Significant research spanning three decades has identified one model — the collaborative care model — as being effective and efficient in delivering integrated care.

Learn about how the model works and its five essential elements, and read the report Dissemination of Integrated Care Within Adult Primary Care Settings: The Collaborative Care Model, developed jointly by the American Psychiatric Association and Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.

Management of Alcohol Use Disorders: A Pocket Reference for Primary Care Providers (PDF) The College of Family Physicians of Canada This pocket guide is intended to help primary care providers talk to patients about their alcohol use and manage at-risk drinking and alcohol use disorders.
Management of Substance Use Disorder U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs This guideline describes the critical decision points in the management of substance use disorder and provides clear and comprehensive evidence-based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs health care systems. The guideline is intended to improve patient outcomes and local management of patients with substance use disorder.
Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS) University of Maryland School of Medicine

MACS provides support to primary care and specialty prescribers across Maryland in the identification and treatment of substance use disorders and chronic pain management. Services include:

  • Providing free phone consultation for clinical questions, resources or referral information
  • Offering education and training opportunities related to substance use disorders and chronic pain management
  • Assisting in the identification of addiction and behavioral health resources that meet the needs of the patients in your community
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder Playbook Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality This is a practical guide for implementing MAT in primary care and other ambulatory care settings. It aims to help providers in rural primary care but may apply to other ambulatory care settings. This interactive, web-based product has guidance, tools and resources that address key aspects of implementation.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Models of Care for Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Settings (PDF) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

The goals of this technical brief are to:

  • Describe promising and innovative MAT models of care in primary care settings
  • Describe barriers to MAT implementation
  • Summarize the evidence available on MAT models of care in primary care settings
  • Identify gaps in the evidence base
  • Guide future research
Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: A Brief Guide (PDF)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration jointly convened a consensus panel on new and emerging pharmacotherapies for alcohol use disorders and related comorbidities. The panel's guidance is summarized in this document.
Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder National Institute on Drug Abuse

Learn how clinicians have implemented medication treatment for opioid use disorder in various practice settings, including:

  • The emergency medicine setting
  • The federally qualified health center setting
  • The inpatient hospital setting
  • The pediatric (adolescent medicine) setting
  • The primary care setting
Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) Readiness and Implementation Checklist

National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Opioid Response Network

This tool is designed to be a helpful guide for leadership at any health care provider considering providing medications for addiction treatment. The questions in this document can assist in determining organizational readiness to implement MAT.

These sections and questions reflect consensus from interviews and discussions with experts and representatives of organizations that have successfully implemented MAT.

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine With support from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine convened an expert committee to examine the evidence base for medications to treat opioid use disorder and to identify barriers that prevent people from accessing safe, effective, medication-based treatment. This report presents the committee's findings and conclusions.
Mental Health Competencies for Pediatric Practice Pediatrics In this 2019 report, the American Academy of Pediatrics updates and affirms its 2009 statement and expands competencies in response to science and policy that have emerged since: the impact of adverse childhood experiences and social determinants on mental health, trauma-informed practice and team-based care.
Motivating Patients To Initiate Treatment in the ED National Institute on Drug Abuse The videos on this page show different situations and approaches to screening, intervening, treating and managing patients with opioid use disorder in emergency departments.
A National Agenda for Research in Collaborative Care: Papers From the Collaborative Care Research Network Research Development Conference (PDF) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

In 2009, key national leaders took major steps toward establishing a research agenda for collaborative care among primary care and mental health clinicians, as reflected in this set of three research papers:

  • Establishing a Research Agenda for Collaborative Care
  • A Framework for Collaborative Care Metrics
  • A Collaborative Care Lexicon for Asking Practice and Research Development Questions
National Opioids Crisis: Help and Resources U.S. Department of Health and Human Services This website breaks down the opioid epidemic in numbers, presents the Department of Health and Human Services' five-point strategy to combat the opioids crisis, provides links to relevant news articles, and contains real stories of people who have been affected by the opioid epidemic.
NIDA Centers of Excellence for Physician Information Drexel University College of Medicine

Find online modules including:

  • The Clinical Assessment of Substance Use Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents: Screening and Engagement in Primary Care Settings
Online Certificate in Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care University of Michigan

The Certificate in Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care (IBHPC) is designed for clinicians — such as social workers, nurses, care managers, psychologists and physicians — who deliver or plan to deliver integrated health services. The program offers three tracks:

  • Pediatric Track — for those serving children, youth, adolescents and families in behavioral health, primary care and other settings
  • Adult Track — for those serving adult populations presenting with complex needs in physical health, mental health and substance use
  • Combined Pediatric and Adult Track — for those interested in the distinct considerations for providing integrated care to both pediatric and adult populations
Online Repository of Trauma-Focused Interventions for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health Papers in the online repository empirically evaluate nonpharmacological treatments or interventions with trauma-relevant outcomes that include survivors of intimate partner violence.
Online Training and Resource Center National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health

This website is designed to increase access to resources, training and technical assistance. It features web-based trainings, written materials, and tools designed to facilitate learning and organizational change, with topics, including:

  • Resources for advocates
  • Resources for mental health and substance use treatment and recovery support providers
  • Substance use, domestic violence, sexual assault and other trauma
  • Supporting children, parents and caregivers impacted by domestic violence
  • The Trauma-Informed Legal Advocacy Project
Online Training Modules Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics These modules provide pediatric health care providers with tools and strategies to screen for, assess and manage patients with emotional, behavioral or substance abuse concerns. All modules, including continuing medical education credit, are available for free.
Opioid Epidemic Survey American Academy of Family Physicians The American Academy of Family Physicians' Government Relations Division has fielded an opioid epidemic survey for academy members that is designed to illuminate opioid-related practice issues and compile family physicians' firsthand views on priorities for addressing the problem. This resource is a link to that survey.
Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit (PDF) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This toolkit covers:

  • Opioid use disorder facts
  • Five essential steps for first responders
  • Information for prescribers
  • Safety advice for patients and family members
  • Recovering from opioid overdose
Opioid Prescription Management Toolkits The University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine This resource presents two toolkits that collect the best practice strategies for managing opioid prescriptions in primary care and other ambulatory settings.
Opioids: Training for Providers Centers for Disease Control and Prevention This is a resource for training providers on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain. Included is an interactive, web-based training to help health care providers gain a deeper understanding of the guideline. There is also an archived webinar series about the guidelines, which includes slides, real case examples, and question-and-answer sessions.
Overcoming Barriers to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Rural Areas Mountain Plains Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network

This downloadable slide deck covers:

  • Safe prescribing
  • Access to naloxone to prevent overdose deaths
  • Medication-assisted treatment
  • The use of medications and behavioral therapies to treat substance use disorders and prevent opioid overdose
Overview of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Providers Clinical Support System This website offers MOUD X-Waiver training for physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, physician assistants and medical students, focusing on treating opioid use disorders using methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone.
Pain and Opioid Education and Support Weitzman Institute

This support network provides access to tools for primary care medical and behavioral health providers caring for patients' pain, opioid misuse or both in rural areas. Resources include:

  • Case-based distance learning focused on chronic pain and medication-assisted treatment with buprenorphine
  • Access to electronic consultations to pain and addiction specialists, 24/7
  • Online learning communities
  • Webinar series on best practices for pain care in primary care and best practices for implementing medication-assisted treatment using buprenorphine
  • Chiropractic integration
Physician Assistant Leadership in Medication-Assisted Treatment Summit The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education This white paper presents some challenges that physician assistants perceive in administering medication-assisted treatment and includes a discussion of the power of educating physician assistants in medication-assisted treatment to respond to the opioid epidemic.
PLACES: Local Data for Better Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

PLACES provides model-based population-level analysis and community estimates to all counties, incorporated and census-designated places, census tracts, and ZIP code tabulation areas across the United States.

It allows local health departments and jurisdictions to better understand the burden and geographic distribution of health-related outcomes in their areas and assists them in planning public health interventions.

Planning and Implementing Comprehensive Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Service Delivery Models (PDF) Delaware Department of Health and Social Services This slide deck presents a vision for substance use disorder treatment. It focuses on the opioid epidemic in small states, specifically Rhode Island, and discusses an approach to improving MAT care with the implementation of the Health Homes model. It then discusses four new strategies to address the opioid epidemic.
Planning and Implementing Screening and Brief Intervention for Risky Alcohol Use: A Step-By-Step Guide for Primary Care Practices Centers for Disease Control and Prevention This guide helps individuals or small planning teams adapt alcohol screening and brief intervention services to the unique operational realities of their primary care practices. It discusses each step required to plan, implement and continually improve this preventive service as a routine element of standard practice.
Position Statement 13: Integration of Mental and General Health Care Mental Health America This webpage provides Mental Health America's position statement on the integration of behavioral health in health care.
A Practical Guide for Establishing Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) Programs in a Primary Care Setting The National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs This toolkit is designed to help program administration and clinical care teams establish effective programs to treat opioid use disorder using MAT. It contains a compendium of knowledge from several disciplines and reflects years of experience working in addiction medicine and, more specifically, working to care for people with opioid use disorders.
Practice-Based Research Networks Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Practice-based research networks (PBRNs) are groups of primary care clinicians and practices working together to answer community-based health care questions and translate research findings into practice.

This resource includes a PBRN registry, a YouTube playlist of webinars and a bibliography for PBRN research.

Practitioner Training Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration This practitioner training offers tools and technical assistance to practitioners in the fields of mental health and substance use disorders.
Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies and Practices (PDF) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This technical package contains strategies to prevent intimate partner violence and its consequences across the lifetime.

The strategies represented in this package include those with a focus on preventing intimate partner violence — including teen dating violence — from happening in the first place or to prevent it from continuing, as well as approaches to lessen the immediate and long-term harms of partner violence.

Prevention and Treatment of Opioid Misuse and Addiction: A Review JAMA Psychiatry This review analyzes the factors that triggered the opioid crisis and its evolution. It also discusses interventions to manage and prevent opioid use disorder.
Primary Care and Behavioral Health Workforce Integration: Barriers and Best Practices (PDF) University of Michigan School of Public Health Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center To understand the barriers, challenges and best practices of integrating care, researchers conducted a case study with eight key informants from organizations throughout the United States that have successfully implemented integrated care models. Five themes related to barriers to integration and three areas of best practices emerged from the interviews.
Primary Care and the Opioid-Overdose Crisis — Buprenorphine Myths and Realities New England Journal of Medicine This journal article discusses the benefits of mobilizing the primary care physician workforce to offer addiction treatment with buprenorphine and tackles the stigma and myths that act as barriers to physicians adopting buprenorphine treatment.
Primary Care Behavioral Health Student Training Modules New Hampshire Primary Care Behavioral Health Workforce The modules introduce the many roles involved in providing behavioral health services in primary care. Teachers and professors can use the modules to explain primary care, team-based care and patient-centered care that integrates behavioral health as part of a whole-person approach.
Professional Practices Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

These resources describe how practices can successfully integrate care. They include:

  • A Guidebook of Professional Practices for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration: Observations from Exemplary Sites
  • Provider- and Practice-Level Competencies for Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: A Literature Review
PTSD Screening and Referral: For Heath Care Providers U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs This webpage discusses why health care providers should assess patients for a history of trauma exposure.
Resource Library Advancing Integrated Mental Health Solutions (AIMS) Center Find tools and materials to better understand the integrated care model called collaborative care. Learn what it is, how best to implement it and what skills are necessary to practice it.
Resource Library Collaborative Family Healthcare Association This integrated care resource library features useful books, videos and websites for the integrated care professional.
Resource Library Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts

This resource library shares knowledge about promising practices to end the opioid crisis and their sustainable implementation. Topics include:

  • COVID-19
  • Education
  • General
  • Issue briefs
  • Mother-child dyad
  • Policy briefs
  • Program advisory meeting
  • Recovery
Resource Library Harvard University Center on the Developing Child

This website provides resources in multiple languages on topics, including:

  • Adult capabilities
  • Brain architecture
  • Brain development
  • Child development
  • COVID-19
  • Executive function
  • Lifelong health
  • Mental health
  • Motivation
  • Neglect
  • Play
  • Program effectiveness
  • Racism
  • Resilience
  • Toxic stress
Resource Library Health Resources and Services Administration

This integrated health resource library includes but is not limited to:

  • Integrating health topics such as business and financing, information technology, care models, readiness tools, and telebehavioral health
  • Clinical practice topics such as interpersonal violence, pain management, substance use disorder, suicide prevention and trauma
  • Setting-specific topics such as health centers, HIV/AIDS provider organizations, older adults, oral health and pediatrics
Resource Library HealthIT.gov

Find health information technology resources on topics, including:

  • Behavioral health
  • Emergency medicine and preparedness
  • Long-term and post-acute care
  • Patient-generated health data
  • Pediatric care
  • Prescription drug monitoring programs
  • Public health
  • Rural health
  • Social determinants of health
  • Telemedicine
Resource Library Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions

This resource library is intended for multidisciplinary professionals, including addiction counselors, social workers, mental health providers and allied health care providers. It contains webinars, toolkits and education on topics, including:

  • Addiction treatment methods
  • Alcohol
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • Criminal justice
  • Cultural competency
  • Harm reduction
  • Hepatitis C
  • Marijuana
  • Medication-assisted treatment
  • Military populations
  • Opioids
  • Pregnancy
  • Primary care
  • Recovery
  • Screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment
  • Youth and young adults

Continuing education credits are available.

Resource Library National Center for Healthy Safe Children

This library offers resources and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories and local communities to promote the overall well-being of children, youth and their families. Major topics include:

  • Behavioral and mental health
  • Connecting schools and communities
  • Early care and education
  • Early childhood
  • Family strengthening and engagement
  • Integration of behavioral health into primary care
  • Social and emotional well-being
  • Substance use prevention
  • System change
  • Vulnerable populations
Resource Library Pediatric Integrated Care This resource library was developed to provide a repository for educational materials and presentations regarding pediatric integrated care, as a means of facilitating learning and teaching.
Resource Library Providers Clinical Support System These resources for treating opioid overuse and chronic pain are intended to help health professionals, patients, family members and significant others of patients and the general community learn more about the evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorders and the treatment of chronic pain.
Resource Library Shatterproof

This list of resources for addiction treatment providers includes:

  • COVID-19 resources
  • Behavioral health resources
  • Patient resources
  • Provider resources
  • State-specific resources
  • Telehealth resources
  • Webinars
  • Workplace resources
Resource Library Zero Suicide This library is a multisource collection of readings, tools, videos and webinars to help users understand and implement the Zero Suicide framework.
The Role of Behavioral Interventions in Buprenorphine Maintenance Treatment: A Review The American Journal of Psychiatry The authors reviewed the literature on the role, nature and intensity of behavioral interventions in office-based buprenorphine treatment. The authors then conducted a review of randomized controlled studies testing the efficacy of adding a behavioral intervention to buprenorphine maintenance treatment.
Rural Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorder Toolkit Rural Health Information Hub

This toolkit provides evidence-based examples, promising models, program best practices and resources that can be used to implement substance use disorder prevention and treatment programs.

There are seven modules in this toolkit. Each module contains resources and information to develop, implement, evaluate and sustain rural programs to prevent and treat substance use disorder.

Screening and Responding to the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Toxic Stress: Provider Toolkit (PDF) ACEs Aware This toolkit provides information on the ACEs Aware initiative, including how to screen for and respond to ACEs and how Medi-Cal providers can get trained and receive payment for conducting ACE screenings. This toolkit is composed of a series of fact sheets that are designed to be read individually.
Screening for Domestic Violence in Health Care Settings Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This policy brief on screening and counseling for domestic violence in health care settings is intended for policymakers, health care practitioners and other stakeholders. The brief presents the state of practice and research surrounding domestic violence screening. It discusses:

  • Reasons for screening in health care settings
  • The current prevalence of screening and reasons this prevalence is relatively low
  • Existing evidence about screening
  • Next steps toward ensuring that screening becomes an effective preventive service
Selected Resources: Improving Opioid and Pain Management Institute for Healthcare Improvement

This document offers selected resources for clinicians and health care administrators to act on opioid and pain management, organized into three categories:

  • Patient assessment, intervention and treatment
  • Provider training and support
  • Strategy and planning
Six Building Blocks: A Team-Based Approach to Improving Opioid Management in Primary Care Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality This toolkit provides a step-by-step approach designed to support clinics as they implement effective, guideline-driven care for patients with chronic pain using opioid therapy. While anyone can use these materials to implement improvements in opioid management, they are specifically written for quality improvement personnel and project managers to use in guiding improvement teams and care teams.
SOAR Online Office on Trafficking in Persons SOAR Online is a series of training modules designed to educate health care providers, social workers, public health professionals and behavioral health professionals on how to identify, treat and respond appropriately to individuals who are at risk or who have been trafficked.
Strengthening the Frontline: Investing in Primary Care for Effective Suicide Prevention Centre for Mental Health This report explores the role of primary care services in helping people who are at risk of suicide and reviews the evidence about what primary care providers and their colleagues can do to help save lives among people with suicidal feelings.
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) 101 Core Curriculum Providers Clinical Support System

The curriculum's 22 modules for health care providers provide an overview of evidence-based practices in the prevention, identification and treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring mental disorders.

Each module is available at no cost and is designated for interprofessional continuing education credits.

Substance Use, Motivation, Medication and Integrated Treatment (SUMMIT) Study Protocol: Step-by-Step Procedures for Providing Screening, Brief Intervention, and Treatment Services to Primary Care Patients With Opioid or Alcohol Use Disorders RAND Corporation This manual may be useful for researchers looking to study implementation of integrated collaborative care for opioid or alcohol use disorder treatment in primary care. It may also be useful for primary care clinics interested in implementing integrated collaborative care to support opioid or alcohol use disorder treatment. In addition, it may interest policymakers seeking to better understand service delivery models for providing opioid or alcohol use disorder treatment in primary care settings.
Substance Use Resources Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

This website provides resources for providers treating substance use disorders in primary care and ambulatory care practices, including:

  • Unhealthy alcohol use tools and resources
  • Medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder tools and resources
  • Primary care medication-assisted treatment grantees
  • Literature on opioids and substance use
  • Medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder playbook
Suicide Prevention and Care Program Indian Health Service

The American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) National Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan is a national initiative addressing suicide prevention, based on fostering collaborations across tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations and the Indian Health Service (IHS).

This site provides resources to support suicide prevention efforts and to help communities and individuals understand and obtain services related to suicide.

Suicide Prevention and the Clinical Workforce: Guidelines for Training National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention These training guidelines were designed to advance the competency of the broad clinical workforce — including nurses, social workers, physicians and mental health professionals — in serving individuals at risk of suicide.
Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Primary Care Practices Suicide Prevention Resource Center This toolkit contains the information and tools needed to implement state-of-the-art suicide prevention practices in primary care settings. It includes sections on educating clinicians and office staff and developing mental health partnerships as well as patient management tools and patient education tools.
Suicide Prevention Training for Health Professionals Washington State Department of Health This website provides profession-specific suicide prevention training requirements in Washington state. It also provides links to model training programs and resources to prevent suicides in the workplace.
The Survey of Well-Being of Young Children (SWYC) User's Manual Tufts Children's Hospital The SWYC is a freely available, comprehensive, first-level developmental-behavioral screening instrument for children under 5 1/2. It was designed to be completed by parents or other caregivers in the context of pediatric primary care visits, but can also be used in other settings, such as early child care and education, home visits, and preschools.
teachSBIRT Curriculum Infusion Packet University of Nevada, Reno Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies This curriculum infusion packet provides resources for faculty in helping profession academic programs — such as social work, counseling, psychology and behavioral health — present the concept of screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) to students.
TeamSTEPPS: Team Strategies and Tools To Enhance Performance and Safety Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

TeamSTEPPS is a teamwork system designed for health care professionals that is:

  • A powerful solution to improving patient safety within an organization
  • An evidence-based teamwork system to improve communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals
  • A source for ready-to-use materials and a training curriculum to successfully integrate teamwork principles into all areas of a health care system
  • Scientifically rooted in more than 20 years of research and lessons from the application of teamwork principles
  • Developed by the Department of Defense's Patient Safety Program in collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Technical Assistance by Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA) Collaborative Family Healthcare Association CFHA helps individual practitioners, small clinics and large hospital systems with their integrated care needs. This resource provides links with different technical assistance services that CFHA provides to help implement integrated care programs.
Training and Technical Assistance Hub Health Resources and Services Administration

This resource library includes training and technical assistance from the following administration bureaus and offices:

  • Health Workforce
  • Healthcare Systems
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Primary Health Care
  • Rural Health Policy
Training Experiences of Family Medicine Residents on Behavioral Health Rotations Society of Teachers of Family Medicine This study explores residents' perceptions about their behavioral health rotations. It concludes that family medicine residency programs and faculty may consider supplementing their core behavioral curriculum to include or expand education about family systems, psychotherapy techniques and counseling skills.
Trauma-Informed Care: Perspectives and Resources Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development This tool, comprising issue briefs, video interviews and resource lists, tells a story of implementation of trauma-informed services. It offers guidance and resources to help leaders and decision-makers at all levels (national, state, tribal, territorial and local) on their implementation journeys.
Trauma-Informed, Resilience-Oriented Care National Council for Mental Wellbeing With a view toward being trauma informed and building resilience in individuals, organizations and communities, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing offers training and consultation to increase knowledge, skills and abilities to move individuals, organizations, communities and systems forward in healing and building resilience.
Treating Addiction in the Primary Care Safety Net Center for Care Innovations This program provides tailored technical assistance on implementing and sustaining medication-assisted treatment services to address opioid addiction in 25 federally qualified community health centers in California. The program provides in-person and virtual learning events, individualized team coaching, and site visits to health centers with best practices for providing medication-assisted treatment services.
Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 50: Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration This manual offers guidelines for working with adults who have substance use disorders and are suicidal. It covers risk factors and warning signs of suicide, core competencies clinical vignettes, and a literature review.
Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration This treatment improvement protocol reviews the use of the three Food and Drug Administration-approved medications used to treat opioid use disorder — methadone, naltrexone and buprenorphine — and the other strategies and services needed to support recovery for people with opioid use disorder.
Treatments and Practices The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

This website provides resources that include:

  • A trauma treatment overview and interventions
  • Screening and assessment tools
  • Information on psychological first aid and skills for psychological recovery
  • A core curriculum on childhood trauma
Valid and Reliable Survey Instruments To Measure Burnout, Well-Being and Other Work-Related Dimensions National Academy of Medicine

This website provides summaries of and access to established tools for measuring work-related dimensions of well-being, including the following:

  • Maslach Burnout Inventory
  • Oldenburg Burnout Inventory
  • Single Item Burnout Measure
  • Copenhagen Burnout Inventory
  • Stanford Professional Fulfillment Index
  • Well-Being Index
  • Patient Health Questionnaire-9
Violence (Position Paper) American Academy of Family Physicians This policy statement defines the scope and impact of violence on health and the role of family medicine physicians in identifying and responding to violence.
VISN 2 Center for Integrated Healthcare (CIH) U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

This resource page includes:

  • Operational guidance, policies and procedures for primary care mental health integration programs
  • Educational materials for patients
  • Informational materials for mental and behavioral health providers who are working collaboratively within patient-aligned care teams

Co-located, collaborative care providers and mental health care managers may find these tools helpful.

Warm Handoffs for Opioid Overdose Survivors: From Policy to Practice Nurse.com

This course discusses warm handoffs as an intervention strategy for substance or opioid misuse. Upon completion of this webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Recognize the need for a more active and specific approach in addressing the substance and opioid misuse predicament
  • Describe the intervention of a warm handoff
  • Give an example of a warm handoff approach in the state of Pennsylvania
What Is Integrated Behavioral Health? Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

This website presents a definition of integrated behavioral health and discusses who can benefit from it. The website also provides links to learn about the following topics areas as they relate to integrated behavioral health:

  • Education and workforce
  • Policy and financing
  • Clinicians
  • Patients
  • Health IT
  • Telehealth and behavioral health integration
  • COVID-19
  • Stimulant use disorders and behavioral health integration