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    Adults

  1. Mobile Health Units for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

    The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) received a federal State Opioid Response grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help increase access to treatment for opioid use disorder. OBH partnered with the state’s substance use disorder Managed Service Organizations (MSOs)...
  2. Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

    Treatment and recovery for substance use disorders (SUDs), serious mental illness (SMI), and serious emotional disturbances (SEDs) can vary based on several factors, including geography, socioeconomics, culture, gender, race, ethnicity, and age. This can complicate evaluating the effectiveness of services, treatments, and supports. Despite these variations, however, there is substantial...
  3. Resources for LGBTQ+ Pride Month 2021

    In June Pride Month is celebrated, the nation recognizes the valuable contributions of LGBTQ+ individuals across America, and we reaffirm our commitment to standing in solidarity with LGBTQ+ Americans in their ongoing struggle against discrimination and injustice. Population of Focus: LGBTQ+ Links to Resources: Read the full proclamation A Proclamation...
  4. NNED Virtual Roundtable: Partnering to Strengthen the Behavioral Health Infrastructure and Capacity in Communities of Color

    2021 Virtual Roundtable Series: Community-Based Organizations Build Pathways to Behavioral Health Equity for Communities of Color Within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and racial disparities, community-based organizations (CBOs) have elevated their response to the behavioral health needs of racially/ethnically diverse communities. The 2021 National Network to Eliminate Disparities in...
  5. Resources for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2021

    During Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) joins partners in celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. During the observance in May, OMH honors the rich culture of Asians and Pacific Islanders and raises awareness of...
  6. African American Addiction and Mental Health Support

    Many mental health issues go under-reported in the African American community. While the prevalence of mental health issues among African Americans is on par with their Caucasian counterparts overall, certain age groups, such as adolescents, experience more mental health issues than their white peers. African Americans in the United States...
  7. Addressing the Specific Needs of Women for Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

    This Advisory is based on TIP 51, Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women. It offers guidance to providers and administrators about the particular needs of women during substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. Initiation of substance use by women is often related to family or partner use, a co-occurring mood disorder...
  8. The Behavioral Health Barometer, Volume 6

    The Behavioral Health Barometer: United States, Volume 6: Indicators as measured through the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health and the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services, is one of a series of national, regional, and state reports that provide a snapshot of behavioral health in the...