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COE Fact Sheet
Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health in Nursing Facilities – Frequently Asked Questions
Understanding Bipolar Disorder
SAMHSA informational pamphlet about bipolar disorder’s definition, signs/symptoms, types and treatment
SAMHSA informational pamphlet about schizophrenia’s definition, signs/symptoms and treatment
Psychological Services in Long Term Care Resource Guide
APA resource guide provides a set of resources that capture the state of the art in psychological services to older adults and especially to those in long-term care. These materials cover individual, family and organizational interventions as well as psychological and neuropsychological assessment of older adults.
Substance Use Treatment for People with Co-occurring Disorders
SAMHSA Treatment Improvement Protocol provides extensive detailed evidenced based practices for Substance Use Treatment for People with Co-Occurring disorders
Opioid Use in Long-Term Care Settings
HHS report on findings of a study of use of opioids in the post-acute long term care setting
The Care of Residents with Opioid and Stimulant Use Disorders in Long-Term Care Settings
Toolkit from Massachusetts Department of Public Health will assist in efforts to care for residents diagnosed with OUD and StUD while addressing timely coordination of care among OTPs, OBOTs/OBATs, hospitals and LTCFs.
The Cycle of Alcohol Addiction
NIAAA pamphlet on stages of the addiction cycle
Medications for Opioid Overdose, Withdrawal and Addiction
NIDA infographic of medications for Opioid Overdose, Withdrawal and Addiction
Benzodiazepines DEA Drug Sheet
DEA fact sheet about definition, origin, street names, how they look, overdose and legality
Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health in Older Adults
Screening, Treatment and Important Conversations: Alliance for Aging Research pamphlet with information on Screening tools, conversations, and getting help for older adults with substance use disorders or mental health concerns.
SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach
SAMHSA publication that develops a framework for trauma informed approach applicable to a variety of settings
State Operations Manual Appendix PP – Guidance to Surveyor for Long Term Care Facilities
CMS publication that interprets nursing facility regulations including those related to behavioral health services, anti-psychotic use, trauma informed care.
Use ideas from the Comfort Menu to identify ways to reduce anxiety, discomfort and pain without using medications.
Tips to Manage Challenging Situations
Tips to help manage fear and anxiety
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