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Pride Month Behavioral Health Resources

Editors' Note: This story ran in our June newsletter, published June 4.

 

Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations Populations Information & Resource Kit (SAMHSA) - This kit equips prevention professionals, health care providers, and educators with information on health issues among the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population. It includes an overview of terms related to gender identity and sexual expression.

 

Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

This guide, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, reviews ways that telehealth can be used to provide treatment for serious mental illness and substance use disorders among adults. It includes a brief overview of the current landscape of telehealth, current evidence on the effectiveness of telehealth, guidance for implementing evidence-based practices, examples of telehealth implementation in treatment programs, and resources for evaluation and quality improvement.