Resources & Reports
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.
NASADAD - National Dialogue on Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse By: National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors and the National Association of Stat Priority Areas: Integrating Mental Health and Substance Use Services Date: March 1998 Type: Resources, White Paper
In 1998, the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD), in collaboration with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD), convened state-level directors from alcohol and drug abuse agencies, mental health commissioners, expert panelists in mental health, and Federal officials to discuss opportunities and challenges to addressing co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.