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 2014 Radio Episode: Understanding Diverse Cultures in Delivering Recovery Services||
Find out why cultural competency is critical when helping people recover from mental and/or substance use disorders.
|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 2014 Radio Episode: Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out!||
Learn more about the 2013 Recovery Month campaign’s many achievements.
|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.