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
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauDecember 2014
Guidance for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees and planning bodies on the development and implementation of local service standards.
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauApril 2014
This manual was developed to provide clinicians with ready access to practical, current, treatment information so that they may provide quality care to people living with HIV.
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauNovember 2013Performance measures to help Ryan White HIV/AIDS programs monitor and improve the quality of care they deliver.
Boston Public Health CommissionJanuary 2009
Array of resources for HIV/AIDS providers funded by Boston's Ryan White Part A program.
Los Angeles County Commission on HIVDecember 2006
Site offers a wide collection of standards of care for Los Angeles County to guide providers and patients in the provision of optimal scientifically-based clinical practices.
Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Communicable Disease ControlOctober 2004
Defines services, lists each related outcome, standard, indicator and describes documentation of meeting each standard.
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 CenterMarch 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 CenterJanuary 2014
Clinical education/training resources and patient education materials from the HRSA AETC network.
AETC National Resource CenterJanuary 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 SolutionsSeptember 2014
Worksheets to cross-compare CPT billing and diagnostic codes for integrated health services.
Oregon Health AuthorityOctober 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 ServicesFebruary 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 EMAJanuary 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 HillJanuary 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.
New York State Department of Health AIDS InstituteJanuary 2015
HIV guidelines, quality of care, clinical education, resources, policies and publications.
SAMHSA and HRSAApril 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 ServicesJune 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.