Treatment Not Jail Veterans Resources

SAMHSA Resources that May
Assist Justice-Involved Veterans
and Military Members
Gregory D. Torain, M.Ed., LCPC
Public Health Advisor,
Target Population Branch
Division of System Improvement
2014 NAMI National Convention
September 5, 2014
SAMHSA Resources include $ for grants
but also Information and Publications
• Resources don’t equate
to only $• Check our
• National Directory of
Treatment Providers
• National
Clearinghouse for
Alcohol and Drug
Information –SHIN
• National HELP Line
• SAMHSA’s Strategic
• Modern and Efficient State
Behavioral Health System
• National Treatment
Recovery Month—plenty
of free assistance and
publicity for programs
• Treatment Cost Bands for
various treatment
Selected Lists of Resources
Data Information
SAMHSA Resources
• SAMHSA Website: - Our grant information is listed
here! Includes information on SAMHSA Veterans, Military and Families
• SAMHSA Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator at
• SAMHSA Health Information Network is our new clearinghouse – 1877-SAMHSA-7
– Monday-Friday 9 am – 4:30 pm
• -- An international reference for distance
education opportunities
• SHIN 1-800-729-6686 for publication ordering or information on funding
• 1-800-487-4889 – TDD line
• 1-800-662-HELP – SAMHSA’s National Helpline
# of tx calls per mo.- 24,000)
SAMHSA Resources:
Selected Publications
• Treatment Improvement Protocols –
TIPS – available from the National Health
Information Network
• TIP 44: Substance Abuse Treatment for Adults in the
Criminal Justice System
• TIP 32: Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use
Disorders (AOD)
• TIP 8: Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Alcohol and
Other Drug Abuse
• TIP 11: Simple Screening Instruments for Outreach for
Alcohol and Other Drugs and Infectious Diseases
• TIP 19: Detoxification From Alcohol and Other Drugs
• TIP 28: Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment
• TIP 41: Substance Abuse Treatment: Group
SAMHSA Survey Data Resources:
• National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH),
formerly the “household survey”
• Drug and Alcohol Services Information Systems – 3 data
sets, includes Inventory of Substance Abuse Treatment
Services programs
• Drug Abuse Warning System: A Public Health
Surveillance System
• National Outcomes Measures-reporting information on 10
• Primary focus is expanding access to community
based services for adults diagnosed with cooccurring M/SUDs at all points of contact with the
justice system.
EBP: Technical Assistance &
Workforce Development
• EBP Technical assistance
& technology transfer
• Workforce Development
• Training
• Distance education
• Research translation
• Resource dissemination
EBP: SAMHSA’s Opioid
Overdose Toolkit
August 2013
*August 27-October 31 2013
• Educate individuals, families, first
responders, prescribing providers, and
community members.
• Practical, plain language information about
steps to take to prevent opioid overdose
and to treat overdoses (including the use of
• 5 modules, each one customized to
address the specific needs of target
• Important resources for patients, families,
prescribers, and communities.
EBP Consensus Guidelines (in process): The
use of extended-release injectable naltrexone
• Target audience is non-addictions
specialist prescribers.
• Goal is to increase adoption of these
evidence based practices.
• Correctional facilities can use this as a
foundation for adding extended-release
injectable naltrexone to their array of
treatment options.
EBP: Literature Reviews
September 2013
October 2013
Screening, Brief Interventions, Referral to
Treatment (SBIRT) Information:
• Reed Forman, Team Leader, Health
Systems Branch, Division of Services
[email protected]
Phone: 240-276-2416
Early/Jail Diversion and Behavioral
Health Treatment Courts Collaboratives
• David Morrissette, Ph.D., LCSW, CAPT, U.S.
Public Health Commissioned Corps, Center for
Mental Health Services
• [email protected]
• Phone:
• Roxanne Castaneda, Center for Mental Health
• [email protected]
• Phone:
Websites for Drug Court and ProblemSolving Courts Information
• Center for Court Innovation
• Council of State Governments
Children and Family Futures
• Justice Management Institute
Websites for Drug Court and ProblemSolving Courts Information
Justice Programs-American University
Justice for Vets
National Association of Drug Courts
National Center for DWI Courts
Websites for Drug Court and ProblemSolving Courts Information
• National Center for State Courts
• National Council of Juvenile &Family Court Judges
• National Drug Court Institute
• National Judicial College
Reentry Resources: Selected Websites
Information on grants and resources
related to community corrections and
offender reentry
Want More Information?
CJ Team Contact Information
Ken Robertson, Team Leader, CJ Grants Programs
[email protected]
Jon Berg, Public Health Advisor,
Offender Re-entry/Adult Drug Courts
[email protected]
George Samayoa, Public Health Advisor
Drug Courts
[email protected]
Greg Torain, Public Health Advisor
Juvenile Drug Court, Teen Courts, Veterans Treatment Courts
[email protected]

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