Practices

  • Assertive Community Treatment

    Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based practice that improves outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are most vulnerable to homelessness and hospitalization.

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  • 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.

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  • Motivational Interviewing

    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.

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  • Benefits Advocacy & Planning

    Benefits Advocacy & Planning helps people with disabilities make informed decisions about their financial futures and prevent financial crises. Support recovery by knowing some basic information about benefits programs.

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  • Promoting Housing Stability

    Stable housing gives people who live with mental illness, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders a foundation to succeed in recovery. The way you respond to and interact with residents can positively influence their future success.

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  • Trauma-Informed Care

    Trauma contributes to chronic health and behavioral health conditions. Trauma-informed organizations work to reduce and eliminate policies and practices that might traumatize and re-traumatize its clients and employees.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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