Topic: Mental Health

Mental health services are psychological and psychiatric treatment and counseling services for individuals with a diagnosed mental illness. They are conducted in a group or individual setting, and provided by a mental health professional licensed or authorized within the State to render such services. Such professionals typically include psychiatrists, psychologists, and licensed clinical social workers.

In addition to the below resources, see MentalHealth.Gov (resources for consumers and providers) and the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (for resources on integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions).

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Guidelines and Manuals

Webinars and Training

  • National Quality Center and Baltimore City Health Department (Part A Program)
    July 2014

    This is a comprehensive set of HIV self-management videos, featuring testimonials, conversations, narrative, and animation to provide key messages about HIV and emphasize health literacy concepts.

  • National Quality Center
    March 2014

    Webcasts from the in+care campaign, a quality management initiative to bring patients back to care and keep others from falling out of care.

  • AETC National Resource Center
    January 2014

    Clinical education/training resources and patient education materials from the HRSA AETC network.

  • AETC National Resource Center
    January 2014

    Training and patient care tools and resources from the HRSA AIDS Education and Training Centers network.

Tools and Job Aids

  • SAMHSA and HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions
    September 2014

    Worksheets to cross-compare CPT billing and diagnostic codes for integrated health services.

  • Oregon Health Authority
    October 2012

    Series of care plan forms to assess clients in terms of intake, assessment, and care. Forms include: intake, eligibility determination, residency verification, screening for care and psychological services, client rights and responsibilities, nursing assessment, and a care plan.

  • Hartford Department of Health and Human Services
    February 2010

    Form for staff to assess care plan needs of clients, every 6 months, in terms of case management, home health, respite, housing, mental health, substance abuse treatment, legal, and financial assistance.

  • Tampa/St. Petersburg EMA
    January 2009

    Excel-based tools, each focused on collection of data on the following: adherence, dental care, mental health, and primary care.

  • Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    January 2007

    Sixteen-question tool to screen for mental health and substance abuse conditions, takes under 15 minutes to administer. Developed under multiple Federal funding sources including HRSA. Excel file includes manual and electronic scoring tools, followed by scoring key.

  • Cicatelli Associates, Inc.
    January 2002

    A screening tool designed for use by non-mental health professionals to assess mental health psychiatric disorders prevalent among persons infected with HIV or at high risk of infection. The tool, which takes 15-20 minutes to complete, is a modification of the PRIME-MD screening tool.

Websites

  • New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute
    January 2015

    HIV guidelines, quality of care, clinical education, resources, policies and publications.

  • SAMHSA and HRSA
    April 2014

    Resources on integrating primary care with behavioral health services to better address mental health and substance use needs.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    June 2013

    Consumer-friendly website with tools to help with the basics of mental health, the signs of mental illness, how to talk about mental health, and how to get help. The site also includes tools for providers and a treatment locator.