Showing posts from October 11, 2018

Headlines: Coping with Disaster Anniversaries

October 11, 2018 SAMHSA Headlines—Your one-stop source for the latest from SAMHSA. Data SAMHSA Releases 2016 Mental Health Client-level Data Annual Report This report presents results from the Mental Health Client Level Data (MH-CLD) and Mental Health Treatment Episode Data Set (MH-TEDS) for individuals receiving mental health treatment services in 2016, as well as selected trends in data collected from such individuals between 2013 and 2016. It provides information on mental health diagnoses, mental health treatment services, and demographic and substance use characteristics of individuals in mental health treatment in facilities that reported to individual state administrative data systems. SAMHSA Releases Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS): 2016 Admissions to and Discharges from Publicly Funded Substance Use Treatment This report presents national- and state-level data from

SOAR Webinar Announcement!

This webinar will be presented by the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center in partnership with the SAMHSA GAINS Center.  The Social Security Administration (SSA) disability benefit programs - Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSI/SSDI) - can provide income and health insurance benefits to support healthy return to communities for previously incarcerated individuals who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a serious mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder. SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery) is a model that can help! This webinar will feature speakers who will share their best practices for implementing SOAR in a county jail and state correctional system, and explore how SOAR implementation in criminal justice sett

New data on rapid re-housing

Best Practices: A practical newsletter for people ending homelessness. Best Practices A practical newsletter for people ending homelessness. New Research: What is Rapid Re-Housing's Role in Ending Homelessness? A new report from Urban Institute explores the available data on the effectiveness of RRH. The report examines how long it takes to move families out of shelter, how much it costs, and how often families become homele