Resources & Reports
EpiQuery By: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: August 2006 Type: Resources, Data Set
EpiQuery is a Web-based, user-friendly system designed to guide users through basic data analyses on several datasets, which include a variety of indicators related to diabetes.
Screening: Technical Assistance Report for the Co-Occurring State Incentive Grants By: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Priority Areas: Integrating Mental Health and Substance Use Services Date: April 2006 Type: Resources, Report
This presentation was prepared as part of a group process involving Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Co-Occurring Center for Excellence and the 2003–2005 Co-occurring State Incentive Grant recipients. The presentation an introduction to the topic of screening and was most recently updated in June 2008.
The Rhode Island Blueprint: Addressing the Needs of Returning Soldiers and Their Families By: The Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New England, Brown University, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies Priority Areas: Veterans' Health Date: March 2006 Type: Resources, Report
Since September 11, 2001, more than 3,800 members of the Rhode Island National Guard have been deployed. In an effort to develop a knowledgeable and easily accessible system of care to meet the needs of these returning soldiers, this key informant survey and assessment was undertaken to identify available resources, document barriers to accessing care, and strategize how to meet emerging needs for returning soldiers and their families.
Bad Blood Series (New York Times) By: New York Times Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: January 2006 Type: Resources, Article
The New York Times did a series on diabetes in New York City in January 2006. These articles report on the costs of this epidemic both in terms of health care expenditures and in reduced quality of life.
Serious Mental Illness and Its Co-Occurrence with Substance Use Disorders By: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Priority Areas: Integrating Mental Health and Substance Use Services Date: June 2004 Type: Resources, Report
This report presents information on the prevalence and treatment of serious mental illness and their association with substance use based on the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The survey, formerly known as the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA), is a project of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
New York Physical Activity Report By: New York State Department of Health Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: March 2003 Type: Resources, Data Set, Report
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is an annual statewide telephone surveillance system designed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This report presents findings for New York State on physical activity, an important component of diabetes prevention and management.
Community Health Profiles NYC Neighborhoods By: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Priority Areas: Diabetes Prevention and Management Date: March 2003 Type: Resources, Data Set
Drawing from the Community Health Survey, these neighborhood profiles provide neighborhood level data on overweight and obesity, access to care, poverty rates, and levels of physical activity--all of which contribute to the diabetes prevalence.
Report to Congress on the Prevention and Treatment of Co-occurring Substance Abuse Disorders and Mental Disorders By: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Priority Areas: Integrating Mental Health and Substance Use Services Date: November 2002 Type: Resources, Report
The United States Congress called on the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to prepare a report outlining the scope of co-occurring disorders, current treatment approaches, best practice models, and prevention efforts.
Role of Social Disadvantage in Crime, Joblessness, and Homelesness Among Persons with Serious Mental Illness By: University of Pennsylvania Priority Areas: Integrating Mental Health and Substance Use Services Date: May 2002 Type: Resources, Article
Research on mental illness in relation to social problems, such as crime, unemployment, and homelessness, often ignores the broader social context in which mental illness is embedded. Policy, research, and practice will be improved if greater attention is given to the social context.
Iraq War Clinician Guide for Mental Health Professionals VA National Center on PTSD By: The National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and the Department of Defense Priority Areas: Veterans' Health Date: March 2002 Type: Resources
The Iraq War Clinician Guide was developed by members of the VA National Center for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and the Department of Defense. It was developed specifically for clinicians and addresses the unique needs of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) veterans. It is essential that all health care professionals—civilian or military—who care for casualties from Operation Iraqi Freedom have at least rudimentary and relevant military knowledge.