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Provider Education Materials
Commonly Prescribed Psychotropic Medications
Description: This document provides information on commonly prescribed psychotropic medications, including starting/maintenance doses and other clinically relevant information.
Description: PsychHub provides hundreds of free, short videos and certifications courses to support providers with mental health, substance use, and suicide prevention topics.
SAMHSA: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Website: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Description: This website provides information and research related to MAT, along with how to get a patient waiver to begin prescribing buprenorphine.
Mental Health Organizations
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Description: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is charged with improving the quality and availability of treatment and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and the cost to society resulting from substance use disorders and mental illnesses.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Description: The National Association of Mental Illness is the largest nationwide mental health advocacy grassroots organization with hundreds of state organizations, affiliates and volunteers. It is a hub for support groups, free education, raising awareness and building community.
Description: Youth.gov is a hub of government information about youth mental health issues, including substance use disorder, bullying and homelessness.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Description: The website of the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) provides complementary information to its print edition about the classification, assessment, symptoms and treatment of mental disorders.
LGBT National Help Center
Website: LGBT National Help Center
Description: The LGBT National Help Center provides an online peer-support chat as well as free, confidential counseling over the phone for the LGBT community. Additional resources can be found on the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) website.
Office of Minority Health
Website: Office of Minority Health
Description: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health website provides statistics, news and treatment information.
National Council on Aging
Website: National Council on Aging
Description: The National Council on Aging promotes programs that help seniors cope with mental health issues like depression, anxiety, addiction and more.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Description: The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide.
Crisis Resources / Hotlines
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Website: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Description: This is a confidential, toll-free, 24-hour suicide prevention hotline. Call 1-800-273-TALK to receive support and local referrals.
Crisis Text Line
Website: Crisis Text Line
Phone: Text “HOME” to 741-741
Description: This is a confidential, 24-hour suicide prevention text line. Text “HOME” to 741-741 to receive support and local referrals.
Veterans Crisis Line
Website: Veteran Crisis Line
Phone: 800-273-8255 and Press 1
Description: The Veterans Crisis Line provides confidential help for veterans and their families at 1-800-273-8255. You can also text 838255 or chat online using the website above.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Website: National Domestic Violence Hotline
Description: The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24/7 counseling and support to victims of domestic violence and abuse at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). You can also chat online at the website above.
The Trevor Project (LGBTQ)
Website: The Trevor Project
Description: The Trevor Project’s trained counselors are here to support 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386. Text and online chat is available on the website above.