Substance Abuse & Mental Illness
There are several strategies available to help service systems and organizations evaluate, plan, and implement services for people with substance-use disorders and mental illness. These include DDCAT, DDCMHT, and IDDT.
Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based treatment that addresses ambivalence to change. It is a conversational approach designed to help people identify their readiness, willingness, and ability to change and to make use of their own change-talk.
Supported Employment/Individual Placement & Support
Supported Employment/Individual Placement and Support is an evidence-based practice that helps people with mental illness and other disabilities identify and acquire part-time or full-time jobs of their choice in the community.
Benefits Planning helps people with disabilities make informed decisions about their financial futures and prevent financial crises. Case managers, employment specialists, and other service providers may help by knowing some basic information about benefits programs.
Tobacco: Recovery Across the Continuum
A stage-based motivational service model that helps people with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders reduce and eventually eliminate the use of tobacco products. It integrates tobacco treatment with existing healthcare and behavioral healthcare services.
Integrated Primary and Behavioral Healthcare
Our Integrated Treatment Tool is a planning and evaluation instrument that we use to help organizations implement integrated primary and behavioral healthcare and Health Homes systematically for people with serious mental illness.