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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.

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Guidelines and Manuals

Webinars and Training

Tools and Job Aids

  • TargetHIV
    March 2017

    Roadmap on steps to take in setting up depression screening in a program.

  • 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 (CAI)
    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.

Reports and Best Practices

Websites

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    February 2018

    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.

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)
    January 2018

    HIV clinical training resources and and collaborative support for the AETC Program.

  • SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions
    January 2017

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

  • SAMHSA
    October 2016

    U.S. federal agency that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.