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The Roles of Families in SAMHSA’s Office of Recovery Part I

Advancing an Alternative: Peer-led, Community-Based Services that Promote Equity and Safety for All Part I

Innovative Uses of Technology in Crisis Response, Service Coordination, and Transport Alternatives to Better Serve Individuals Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Part I and Part II

Engaging Youth in Safe Online Spaces to Address Mental Health Concerns Part I

Family Engagement Strategies for Clinicians: Natural Support Involvement in Recovery-Oriented Care and Planning Part I

Young Residential Facilities: Leveraging Federal Policy to Increase Community-Based Services and Reduce Dependency on Institutions Part I

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Youth Before Crisis: Utilizing Warmlines Part I

CCBHCs and Crisis Response Services for Children, Youth and Families Part I

Supporting Family Members with Co-Occurring Diagnoses Part I

Peer Voices in Policy-Making: Empowering Peers in Policy Fellowships Movement Part I

The Role of CCBHC’s in Strengthening Crisis Care Part I

Including and Elevating Fathers in Family Mental Health Support Part I

The Youth Mental Health Imperative: Expanding Early Access to Mental Health Support for Our Young People and Families Part I

Ending the Silence: A Case Study in Nonprofits’ Role in Addressing Youth Mental Health Part I

Exploring the Need for Cultural Consideration in Youth Crisis Part I

Promoting Integration of Care: The Role of Pediatricians to Support Youth Mental Health Part I

Trends in Psychiatric Beds Capacity Part I

The Root of Poor Youth Mental Health Outcomes: How Public Health Goes Upstream and Convenes Cross-Sector Partners Part I

Mapping the Crisis System of Care: Alternatives to Emergency Departments Part I

Meeting the Kids Where They Are: How the Education Sector Implements School Behavioral Health Systems Part I

988 Year One: Milestones and Next Steps Part I

The Recovery Cafe Network: Bringing Recovery Support to Communities Part I

How to Build Peer Support Ecosystems: PeerServices Offered in Communities Make a Difference in People’s Lives Part I


Guidance, Actionable Steps, and Examples to Begin to Address Behavioral Health Care Disparities & Bring Racial Equity within the Behavioral Health Care System  Part I and Part II

Youth  Residential Homes - We know there are problems, what can we do to improve community-based services? Part I and Part II

Social  Connectedness - A Key Component to Youth Mental Wellness, Including  Youth with Serious Mental Illness or Emotional Disturbances Part I and Part II

Consultation: The Key to Any Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health System  Part I and Part II

Pandemic Impact and Workforce Wellbeing Strategies Part I and Part II

Lessons from the Field: Creating Smooth Transitions for Youth Peers Experiencing Serious Emotional Disturbances Who are Moving to the Adult Peer Workforce Part I and Part II

Deflection, Diversion, and Mental Health Recovery: A Systems Approach  and DEI Practice Perspective Part I and Part II

988 and What it Means for Families of People with Serious Mental Illness Part I and Part II

Oklahoma's Peer Recovery Support Specialist Crisis Track Training Part I and Part II

Implementing the SAMHSA/NASMHPD 988 Convening Playbooks Part I and Part II

Integrating Faith & Spirituality into Trauma Recovery  Part I and Part II

Peer Support Across the Continuum of Community Mental Health Center Services Part I and Part II

Healing the Wounds of Racial Stress and Trauma in Racially and Ethnically Diverse Communities Facing Serious Emotional Disturbances  Session Three 

How are Children Experiencing Serious Emotional Disturbance and their Parents Doing, Really? - Comparing 2021 to 2022  Part I and Part II

Cultivating Effective Cross-Cultural Communication in Behavioral Health Organizations while Interacting Effectively with Families Coping with Serious Mental Illness and Serious Emotional Disturbance  Session Two 

Courageous Conversations: Cultivating Cultural Humility and Managing Biases with Families Facing Serious Mental Illnesses and Serious Emotional Disturbances  Session One

Helping Every Student in Need: a 5 Year Vision for School-Based Mental Health Part I and Part II

Telling the Story: Data, Dashboards, and the Mental Health Crisis - Part I and Part II

The Intersection of Mental Health, the Corrections System and Individuals  who Identify  as LBGTQ+ and who Experience Serious Emotional Disturbances and Serious Mental Illness Part I and Part II

Overdose Prevention Across the Continuum of Care: Strategies from the Field Part I and Part II

Crisis Services and Diversion: How State and Local Partnerships Can Make a Difference Part I and Part II

Youth Empowerment and Self-Discovery through Emotional CPR in Schools Part I and Part II

Preventing and Managing Suicide in an Outpatient Setting Part I and Part II

Centering Racial Equity: The Role of Sustained Community Partnership in Behavioral Health Part I and Part II


Providing Team-Based Services to Youth in Crisis

Integrating Peers in Crisis Response Services

The Work of SAMHSA’s Statewide Family Networks in the Lives of Children with SED and their Families

Supporting Older Adults with Comorbid Health Conditions

Civil Commitment and the Mental Health Care Continuum

Scaling up 988: On the Road to the Ideal Crisis System

Trauma Informed Practices in Schools: Understanding Racial Trauma and Cultivating Wellness

Affirming and Supporting our Children as they go back to school: Considerations for Families, Educators and Community Members

Increasing Cultural Competency in Mental Health Care Settings

Alternatives to Police Response for People in Mental Health Crisis – Ideas, Barriers and Ways to Work to a Solution

How Technology Can Help in a Mental Health Crisis

Planning for Care Transitions: Using Best Practices to Improve Care for Individuals with Suicide Risk

Targeting Housing Resources to Support Reentry of People with Serious Mental Illness

COVID-19 and the Future of Behavioral Health Care Delivery

Education and Mental Health During COVID-19 – How are the Children and Caregivers Doing, Really? Part I and II

Recovery through Personal Care Services

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Crisis Services

Improving Access to Behavioral Health Crisis Services with Electronic Bed Registries: Part I and Part II

Addressing the Adverse Impacts of COVID-19 on Children with Serious Emotional Disorders

Innovation, Collaboration and Partnership between Crisis Services and 1st Responders in Harris County, Texas


Solutions to Improving Access to Care for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness in Prisons and Jails 

Understanding the Essential Elements of An Effective Statewide Bed Registry – Part I

Establishing and Building Statewide Crisis Service/Bed Registries: Three Different Models for Success – Where we began…how far we have come… - Part II

Improving Access to Mental Health Care through Creating Certified Family Peer Specialists across the Lifespan

A Whole Person Approach to Working with Individuals Who Are Living with Serious Mental Illnesses

Increasing Access to Quality Care for People with SMI Through Supportive Housing

Best Practices in Navigating HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2: A Client, Family, and Organizational Perspective

Increasing Access to Care Through the Power of Telemedicine

Engagement in Mental Health Treatment Among Young Adults

Improving Access to Care through Medicaid 1115 Waivers

Technology Based Outreach to Increase Access to Care and Support in Times of Crisis

Developing and Implementing State Olmstead Plans to Increase Access to Community-based services for Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses or Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances

Improving Access to Care by Partnering with and Minimizing Law Enforcement in Mental Health Crises

Improving Access to Care through Family Involvement & Engagement in Coordinated Specialty Care: Innovations & Best Practices

Improving Access to Care: Critical Time Intervention to Help Transition People with Mental Illness out of Homelessness and Incarceration

Ways that Peers and Supervisors use Principles of Recovery to Improve Engagement of Adults in Crisis

Improving Access to Care by Using Creative Support to Address Families Waiting for Services

Improving Access to Care: Mental Health Course for parents and caregivers available through technology

Improving Access to Care using The National Guidelines for Crisis Care – A Best Practice Toolkit


Social Emotional Learning and Implications for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances – Part I 

Evidence, Policy, and Funding School-Based Social and Emotional Learning Interventions – Part II 

Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) Approaches in Treating People with Serious Mental Illness Including Discussion of the 2018 TTI initiative 

Focus on the Family: Using Person and Family Centered Care for Mental Health 

Adverse Childhood Experience, Serious Mental Illness/Substance Use Disorders, and Tailoring FEP Programs to Serve Women 

The Safety Planning Intervention to Reduce Suicide Risk 

Best Practices for Employment for People with Serious Mental Illness 

Using Peers to Support Re-engaging Families 

Group Reminiscence for Older Adults with SMI by Elder Peers 

Applying Motivational Interviewing Principles with People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) during Crisis Situations 

Creating Positive Connections to Engage Fathers of Children with SED: Examples from the Field 

Innovations in Telemedicine Platforms to assist the treatment and recovery of people with SMI 

Implementing effective systems of care for children, youth and transition-aged youth with or at-risk of SED in rural communities 

Evolution of Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) 

Best Practices in Supported Education for People with SMI 

Preparing for Crisis (SMI)

Implementation of Models to Support Best Practice Prescribing Antipsychotics: SAMHSA Initiatives 


Securing and Using the Right Data to Improve Your State's Mental Health Block Grant Application - Part I and Part II

Emerging Best Practices for People with an Intellectual/Developmental Disability Co-Occurring with Serious Mental Illness

Criminal Justice and Serious Mental Illness: Moving to Patient Centered Care

Beating the Clock: Reducing the Duration of Untreated Psychosis

New Jersey's Children's System of Care: Peer Support in an Integrated System of Care

Enhancing Recovery Through Lived Experience

Peer Specialists and Poice as Partners Preventing Behavioral Health Crisis

Considerations for Placement in Recovery Housing for Individuals Living with Severe Mental Illness

Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention in Schools

Peer Operated Services: Deep Dive into Two Models

Myths and Reality: The HIPAA Privacy Rule

Suicide Prevention in Later Life: Connecting and Contributing

The Benefits of Family Peer Support: Let's Examine the Evidence

Diversion and Access to Mental Health Services in Prisons and Jails

Innovations in Linkages and Referrals

Self-Direction through Personalized Budgeting

Criminal Justice, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and People with Mental Illnesses

Successfully Employing Peer Specialists: A Framework and Tools

Best Practices in Peer Support Training

PAX Tools for Parent Peer Specialists

Peer Support: A Critical Component in Supported Housing


Parity: Access to Mental Health and Substance Abuse Use

Mental Health Block Grant 101: A Historical Overview of the Origin, Purpose and Impact of the MHBG - Part II

Mental Health Block Grant 101: A Historical Overview of the Origin, Purpose and Impact of the MHBG - Part I

The Humane Imperative: Ending Solitary Confinement

Teaming Up for College Mental Health

Early Universal, Public-Health Prevention and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders: The Scientific and Practical Reality is Here Now

Preparing for the Mental Health Needs of Older Adults

Partnering for Success: Spotlight on Missouri Medicaid and Department of Mental Health

Technology-Based Early Identification and Crisis Supports

Emergency Department Diversion Program: A Successful Example in Oregon

Peer-Run Respites: Effective Alternatives to Hospitals

Engagement: The New Standard for Mental Health Care

The Pivotal Role of Medicaid in Enhancing State Services for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Co-Occurring Behavioral Health Disorders: Advancing Collaborations between Medicaid, Mental Health, and Developmental Disability State Authorities

Evidence-Based Behavioral Health Services: Helping Children Succeed in Inclusive Schools

Competency Services

National Certification for Adult and Parent/Family Peers

Serious Mental Illness and Opioid Use Disorders

Creating Systems Change in the Provision of Services and Supports to Individuals Who Experience Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Intellectual Disabilities

Is It Real or Not Real – Do I have Psychosis?

Challenges and Solutions for Mental Health Caregivers

Value-Based Payments 101


Serving Youth with Co-Occurring Developmental and Behavioral Disorders

An Overview of Family Peer Support Certification: Insights into State Implementation

SBIRT in Mental Health Settings

Why Work?

State Best Practices in Developing and Implementing Integrated Health Care

Clozapine Underutilization: Addressing the Barriers

Lessons Learned by Statewide Consumer-Run Organizations

Financing the Start-Up and Operation of First Episode Psychosis Programs

Employment and Young Adults with SMHC: Generating well-being and Career Options

Technology in Recovery by Those Living with Schizophrenia 

Ensuring Stakeholder and Family Engagement in Organizational Oversight of Community Behavioral Health Services

Crisis Services and Community Integration 

Best Practices in the Use of Self Directed Care to Support Recovery in Women

Peer-Run Respite Programs

Peer Supports for Transition-Aged Youth

ADA and Employment Rights and Protection

Exploring Self-Directed Care: Description and Early Implementation Findings from the Demonstration and Evaluation of Self-Direction in Behavioral Health

Assessing Staffing, Programming and Cultural and Linguistic Competency Needs for Community Behavioral Health Organizations

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