Showing posts from February 14, 2018

Start the drumbeat today

Your Voice was key to last week's budget victory. Now help Congress finish the job. Let your Member of Congress know you are excited about the budget increase they just passed. Then tell them you expect that money to be spent on ending homelessness. Last week, Congress passed a sweeping, two-year budge

SOAR Webinar: 2017 Outcomes

Join us on  February 27 from 3:00-4:30pm ET  as we present our 2017 outcomes and corresponding strategies for success! Get answers to these questions: With shrinking budgets and ongoing funding cuts, how have 24 states secured new funding and maintained 589 full and part time SOAR positions? With increased demand and reduced staffing levels at SSA, what are SOAR providers doing to submit applications that are decided in 96 days on average? How have our Top 10 States achieved an 84% approval rate on over 10,000 applications? SOAR has helped 40,311 people access life transforming benefits since 2006 and you'll hear from states and communities that have contributed to this success - it is not to be missed! Register for this Webinar!

New Behavioral Health Publications

New Publications Suicide Clusters within American Indian and Alaskan Native Communities This paper examines what is known about suicide clusters within American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations and uses that information to provide recommendations for stakeholders working to prevent and contain suicide clusters within AI/AN communities. Inventory#: SMA17-5050 Clinical Guidelines for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women With Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants This Clinical Guide provides comprehensive, national guidance for optimal management of pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder and their infants. The Clinical Guide helps healthcare professionals and patients determine the most clinically appropriate action for a particular situation and informs individualized treatment decisions. Inventory#: SMA18-5054 Finding Quality Treatment for Substance Use Disorders This fact sheet serves as a guide for individuals see