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  • A Practical Guide to Benefits Advocacy

    $0, Free PDF / This manual is a must-have introduction to SSI, SSDI, Medicare, and Medicaid—benefits programs most commonly used by people diagnosed with mental illness. Learn to help clients make more informed choices about their financial futures. Help them manage their benefits and pursue their employment dreams. Designed for providers of mental health services, family members, and other advocates.

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  • ACT Getting-Started Guide

    $0 / Free PDF / This 20-page booklet helps organizations prepare to implement Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice. This planning document is organized in 7 sections that include frequently asked questions about ACT, answers, recommended reading, and next steps for your organization. ACT improves outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric hospitalization, and institutional recidivism.

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  • Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and Addicted People Recover

    This book from Carlo C. DiClemente, co-developer of the Transtheoretical Model (stages of change),  provides a look at the entire continuum of addictive-behavior change. It examines how people establish and reinforce new patterns of behavior when developing or trying to end an addiction. The book addresses why, when, and how to intervene to bolster recovery.

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  • Addressing Tobacco Dependence in Behavioral and Physical Healthcare Settings (Training Video)

    This is a video recording of a CEBP training event that took place on May 11, 2010, titled "Addressing Tobacco Dependence in Behavioral and Physical Healthcare Settings: Strategies for the Medical Professional." Use this video in your organization or hospital as a practical introduction to the importance of tobacco-cessation and recovery services for people with mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

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  • Benefits & Work: It's Not All or Nothing (Mini-Poster)

    $0, Free PDF/ Printed copies available/ This colorful 8.5 x 11" mini-poster is designed to inform people about the importance of understanding benefits information (e.g., SSI, SSDI, Medicaid) while pursuing and working a job. The poster presents some common myths about benefits programs for disabilities and a truth to dispel each myth. Use it as a handout to complement the large 18 x 24" version of this poster, also available in this database.

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