Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center SAMSHA The Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice guidelines, and other science-based resources.
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services U.S. Department of Health & Human Services The Department of Health & Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. The department includes more than 300 programs covering a wide spectrum of activities. This is a very detailed site. One highlight of this site is GrantsNet, access to grant information.
Patient Recruitment for Studies Conducted by the NIMH, NIH NIMH This site offers information about a large number of research studies with patients who have mental health disorders. The studies are performed at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, near Washington, D.C. If patients qualify for a study, then study-related evaluation, treatment and, in some cases, transportation to NIH are provided without cost to the person and their health plan.
Should You Talk to Someone About a Drug, Alcohol, or Mental Health Problem? SAMHSA This brochure lists questions consumers can ask themselves to help them decide whether to seek help for a substance abuse problem, a mental health issue, or both. It urges those who answered "yes" to any of the questions to seek help and lists resources for more information. It is available as a digital download (PDF) or you can order hard copies to be mailed to you.
GAINS Center SAMHSA Provides information on services for people with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders who come in contact with the justice system. Provides technical assistance, needs assessment and literature to communities.