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Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration Center for Mental Health Services

Last Updated: 9/15/2011

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Alternative Approaches

Hearing Voices
http://www.hearingvoicesusa.org External Web Site Policy.

Madness Radio: Voices and Visions From Outside Mental Health
http://www.madnessradio.net/aggregator/sources/1 External Web Site Policy.

Peer Run Crisis Respite
http://www.power2u.org/peer-run-crisis-alternatives.html External Web Site Policy.

The Icarus Project
http://www.theicarusproject.net External Web Site Policy.

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Bipolar Disorder

Metabolic and endocrine comorbidity impacts bipolar disorder outcome
http://www.medwire-news.md/47/88244/Psychiatry/Metabolic_and_ endocrine_comorbidity_impacts_bipolar_disorder_outcome_.html External Web Site Policy.

Pharmaceutical Research: Epilepsy drugs do not appear to increase suicide risk in patients with bipolar disorder

Self-management strategies important in bipolar disorder
http://www.medwire-news.md/47/87993/Psychiatry/Self-management_strategies_important_in_ bipolar_disorder.html External Web Site Policy.

Medical comorbidity in bipolar disorder: Implications for functional outcomes and health service utilization
http://psychservices.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/reprint/57/8/1140 External Web Site Policy.

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Chronic Disease

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
http://patienteducation.stanford.edu/programs/cdsmp.html External Web Site Policy.

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Cognitive Function

Exercises for Mental Wellness. Couldn't We All Benefit? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17526325

Mood 24/7
Mood 24/7 was developed by HealthCentral based on technology licensed exclusively from Johns Hopkins University to help you track your daily mood. https://www.mood247.com External Web Site Policy.

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Chronic Illness Costs the Economy More Than $1 Trillion a Year
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/03/BUDKSGJLP.DTL External Web Site Policy.

Comorbidity of medical illnesses among adults with serious mental illnesses who are receiving community psychiatric services http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=AbstractPlus&list_uids=15167405&query_hl=14

Mentally Ill Have Higher Odds Of Developing Brain, Lung Cancers http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2004/10/041012091143.htm External Web Site Policy.

Morbidity and Mortality in People with Serious Mental Illnesses http://www.nasmhpd.org/general_files/publications/med_directors_pubs/ Technical%20Report%20on%20Morbidity%20and%20Mortaility%20-%20Final%2011-06.pdf [PDF - 1094 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

U.S. Slipping in Life Expectancy Rankings
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/12/ AR2007081200113.html External Web Site Policy.

American Psychiatric Association Chart: “Comorbidity High in Seriously Mentally Ill” http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/content/42/1/5.2.full External Web Site Policy.

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Antidepressant Medicines: A Guide for Adults with Depression http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/ehc/products/7/10/Antidepressants ConsumerGuide.pdf [PDF - 231 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

FDA brochure http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForWomen/ucm118515.htm

Healthcare Utilization and Care Project: Hospitalization Stays Related to Depression, 2005
http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb40.pdf [PDF - 175 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Hospitalizations for Patients with Depression on the Increase http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/88797.php External Web Site Policy.

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Well Balanced: 8 Steps to Wellness for Adults with Mental Illness and Diabetes

FDA brochure

Women and Diabetes
http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForWomen/ WomensHealthTopics/ucm117969.htm

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/prevention/ External Web Site Policy.

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Drug Safety

PsychCentral Medication Library
http://psychcentral.com/drugs/ External Web Site Policy.

FDA fact sheet

FDA brochure

FDA brochure

FDA Safe Use Initiative
[PDF - 916 Kb]

FDA Safe Use Initiative: Opportunities for Collaboration

FDA Guide to Food & Drug Interaction
http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ BuyingUsingMedicineSafely/EnsuringSafeUseofMedicine/ GeneralUseofMedicine/UCM229033.pdf [PDF - 1174 Kb]

Su medicamento: Infórmese. Evite riesgos. (Your Medicine: Be Smart. Be Safe.)

Avoiding Medication Mistakes

FDA 101: Medication Errors
http://www.fda.gov/downloads/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/UCM143038.pdf [PDF - 358 Kb]

Expiration Dates Matter

How to Dispose of Unused Medicines

Your Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA

Medication Guides

¡Nunca Más!
The ¡Nunca Más! video novelas follow the experiences of Lourdes and her extended family: Miguel (husband), Michelle (daughter), Eugenio (Michelle’s boyfriend) and Sonia (Lourdes’ best friend). In each of the four episodes, the family experiences a problem caused by medication misuse. Does Lourdes get sick? How will the family handle the challenges? What lessons do they learn?

6 Tips to Avoid Medication Mistakes

Avoiding Drug Interactions

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Daily Worth
Daily Worth is a community of women who talk money. We deliver practical tips, empowering ideas, and the occasional kick in the pants.
http://www.dailyworth.com/home External Web Site Policy.

Socioeconomic Status Main Predictor of Health Habits: Study
Race, ethnicity not necessarily behind disparities in weight, exercise and diet
The researchers found that people with a lower socioeconomic status are more likely to be overweight than those with higher socioeconomic status, regardless of racial or ethnic background. They also found that levels of nutritional knowledge and health awareness weren’t associated with significant racial differences in diet and weight.

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Health Information

Healthcare 411 News Series from AHRQ

NIOSH WorkLife Newsletter

Everyday Health
http://www.everydayhealth.com/ External Web Site Policy.

Mental Health America Surveys
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/index.cfm?objectId=D810D4C4-1372-4D20-C8AD3E8985BBC443 External Web Site Policy.

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion


Healthy People

Health and Wellness Tools

Guide to Various Health Issues
Symptoms, how to talk to your doctor, etc.
http://www.healthcentral.com/symptoms/guide.html External Web Site Policy.

Office of Minority Health

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Health Literacy

CDC health literacy resources for providers http://www.cdc.gov/healthmarketing/healthliteracy/

AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/literacy/healthliteracytoolkit.pdf [PDF - 3882 Kb]

HRSA Health Literacy

American Sign Language (ASL)—Medicare Basics
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released an educational video about the Medicare program in ASL for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The video gives an overview of the Medicare program, including what Medicare is, who qualifies, the four parts (A, B, C and D), new preventive services under the Affordable Care Act, and how to seek help paying Medicare costs.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eskZVAg7v0o External Web Site Policy.

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Health Reform

Value of prevention debated as part of U.S. health reform: Studies ask: Is prevention cost-effective? http://thenationshealth.aphapublications.org/content/39/9/1.1.full?sid=6f2d13d0-9196-424e-90b8-46ef761af06d External Web Site Policy.

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Heart Health

Cholesterol http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForWomen/ucm118506.htm

Cholesterol: Medicines to Help You http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForWomen/ucm118595.htm

Heart Health for Women

High Blood Pressure http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForWomen/ucm118529.htm

High Blood Pressure: Medicines to Help You http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForWomen/ucm118594.htm


Heart Disease A 'Silent Killer' In Patients With Severe Mental Illness http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/170934.php External Web Site Policy.

Treatment of cardiac risk factors among patients with Schizophrenia and diabetes http://psychservices.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/abstract/57/8/1145 External Web Site Policy.

Patterns of alcohol consumption and ischaemic heart disease in culturally divergent countries: the Prospective Epidemiological Study of Myocardial Infarction (PRIME)
http://www.bmj.com/content/341/bmj.c6077 External Web Site Policy.

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Medical Practice Models

Measurement of Health Status for People with Serious Mental Illness (NASMHPD Medical Directors Council)
http://nasmhpd.org/general_files/publications/med_directors_pubs/NASMHPD%20Medical%20Directors%20Health%20Indicators%20Report%2011-19-08.pdf [PDF - 546 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Care Management Improves Physical Health of Patients with Mental Illness http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Mental_Health_430/Care_Management _Improves_Physical_Health_of_Patients_with_Mental_Illness.shtml External Web Site Policy.

Studies: When Doctors Take More Responsibility, Care Becomes Cheaper and Better
http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2010/May/04/medical-home-shorttake.aspx External Web Site Policy.

Behavioral health/primary care integration models, competencies, and infrastructure
http://www.machc.com/Documents/Reports/Intergrative%20Behavioral%20Health%20Care/Supplemental%20Tools/SectionI%20Intergrative%20Care.pdf [PDF - 1745 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Building Bridges: Mental Health Consumers and Primary Health Care Representatives in Dialogue
http://download.ncadi.samhsa.gov/ken/pdf/SMA06-4040%5CPolicy_Makers_Booklet.pdf [PDF - 1129 Kb]

Developing a service to monitor and improve physical health in people with serious mental illness
 External Web Site Policy.

Framework for health promotion services and for people with psychiatric disabilities
http://www.pascenter.org/documents/Health_promotion.php External Web Site Policy.

From Silos to Bridges: Meeting The General Health Care Needs of Adults With Severe Mental Illnesses
http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/25/3/659 External Web Site Policy.

Get it together: How to integrate physical and mental health care for people with serious mental disorders
http://www.bazelon.org/issues/mentalhealth/publications/getittogether/ execsumm.htm External Web Site Policy.

Preventing Chronic Disease

Primary Care Doctors May Overlook Elderly Patients’ Mental Health

Psychiatrists, Seriously Ill Patients Need to Improve Communication
http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/content/43/5/9.full External Web Site Policy.

Mind and Body Reunited: Improving Care at the Behavioral and Primary Healthcare Interface
http://www.acmha.org/summit/Pre_Summit_Paper_021907.pdf [PDF - 393 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Biofeedback Certification Institute of America
http://www.bcia.org/ External Web Site Policy.

Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback
http://www.aapb.org/ External Web Site Policy.

Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
http://clinicians.org/ External Web Site Policy.

International Society for Neuronal Regulation
http://www.isnr.org/ External Web Site Policy.

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Mental Health

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
http://www.bu.edu/cpr/ External Web Site Policy.

Mental Health Woes Remain One Of The Top Reasons For Doctor Visits
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/99816.php External Web Site Policy.

Peerslink National Consumer Technical Assistance Center - Mental Health America of Oregon
http://www.mhaoforegon.com External Web Site Policy.

National Empowerment Center
http://www.power2u.org External Web Site Policy.

National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-help Clearinghouse
http://www.mhselfhelp.org External Web Site Policy.

Café TA Center
http://cafetacenter.net External Web Site Policy.

Mental Health America
http://www.nmha.org External Web Site Policy.

Mental Health Consumer-Driven Services Directory
http://www.cdsdirectory.org External Web Site Policy.

Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
http://ffcmh.org External Web Site Policy.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
http://www.bazelon.org External Web Site Policy.

Mental Health Peers
http://www.mentalhealthpeers.com External Web Site Policy.

Mental Health Recovery and WRAP
http://www.mentalhealthrecovery.com External Web Site Policy.

National Center for Trauma Informed Care

National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery
http://www.ncmhr.org External Web Site Policy.

Emotional CPR
http://www.emotional-cpr.org External Web Site Policy.

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Smart Gardener
Smart Gardener is uniquely positioned to give consumers exactly what they need to easily grow their own healthy, organic vegetables.
http://www.smartgardener.com External Web Site Policy.

Because You Asked: Nutrition and Body Weight
Keeping your weight down is not just for looks. Most Americans are aware of the
importance of maintaining a healthy weight. Yet for many, the focus is on the cosmetic benefits of staying trim. Looking good to ourselves, being attractive to others, and fitting into a stylish wardrobe are among the perceived benefits of keeping our weight down. However, the most important benefit is often overlooked—maintaining an optimal weight can prevent or lessen the symptoms of many health problems, especially as we age.
http://www.georgetownuniversityhospital.org/body.cfm?id=558369 External Web Site Policy.

Georgetown University Hospital Diet and Nutrition Assessment
http://www.georgetownuniversityhospital.org/dietassessment External Web Site Policy.

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Obesity, Weight Control, and Physical Activity

Exercise is Medicine
http://exerciseismedicine.org/ External Web Site Policy.

Small Steps (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
http://www.smallstep.gov/index.html External Web Site Policy.

Institutional policy changes aimed at addressing obesity among mental health clients
http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2010/may/09_0138.htm External Web Site Policy.

Metabolic syndrome under-recognized in bipolar disorder
http://www.medwire-news.md/47/88107/Psychiatry/Metabolic_syndrome_under-recognized_in_bipolar_disorder.html External Web Site Policy.

Obesity among those with mental disorders:  A National Institute of Mental Illness meeting report

A Call for Improved Prevention and Reduction of Obesity Among Persons With Serious Mental Illness
http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/abstract/61/6/617 External Web Site Policy.

Obesity Reduction and Prevention Strategies for Individuals With Serious Mental Illness (NASMHPD Medical Directors Council)
http://nasmhpd.org/general_files/Obesity%2010-8-08.pdf [PDF - 17,770 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

What is the Best Dose of Nature and Green Exercise for Improving Mental Health? A Multi-Study Analysis
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ es903183r?prevSearch=exercise%2Bin%2Bgreen%2Bspace&searchHistoryKey External Web Site Policy.
See also http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0505-hance_nature_health.html External Web Site Policy.

Food and mood: New research centers on link between nutrition and brain function
http://www.boston.com/news/health/articles/2009/12/07/ new_research_centers_on_the_link_between_nutrition_and_brain_function/?page=2 External Web Site Policy.

Weight Gain Associated with Antipsychotic Drugs
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/28/business/28psych.html External Web Site Policy.

School Nutrition Association
http://www.schoolnutrition.org/ External Web Site Policy.

Weight-control Information Network


Advancing the Treatment of People with Mental Illness: A Call to Action in the Management of Metabolic Issues.
http://www.medizin-medien.at/mm/1055MetabolicFranciosi.pdf [PDF - 162 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

American College of Sports Medicines Guidelines for Physical Activity for persons with disabilities

National Recreation and Park Association
http://www.nrpa.org/ External Web Site Policy.

American Therapeutic Recreation Association
http://www.atra-online.com/ External Web Site Policy.

Schizophrenia & Weight Management: A systematic review of interventions to control weight
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/118826987/abstract?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0 External Web Site Policy.

European Mental Health Groups Unite To Issue Call To Action On Metabolics In Mental Health
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/52132.php External Web Site Policy.

In Sickness and In Wellness
http://www.apta.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Archives3&TEMPLATE=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=8632 External Web Site Policy.

Integrating physical activity into mental health services for persons with serious mental illness
http://psychservices.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/56/3/324 External Web Site Policy.

The Association of Depression and Anxiety with Obesity and Unhealthy Behaviors Among Community-Dwelling US Adults

Study Reveals The Mental Health Benefits Of Regular Physical Activity
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/206373.php External Web Site Policy.

Even Short Workout Could Extend Life Expectancy
http://www.medpagetoday.com/PrimaryCare/ExerciseFitness/28088 External Web Site Policy.

Be Active Your Way
http://www.health.gov/paguidelines/pdf/adultguide.pdf [PDF - 1.7 Mb]

Georgetown University Hospital Weight Loss Guide
http://www.georgetownuniversityhospital.org/weightloss External Web Site Policy.

Georgetown University Hospital Fitness Assessment
http://www.georgetownuniversityhospital.org/fitnessassessment External Web Site Policy.

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The promise of prevention by John Seffrin & Larry Hausner & Nancy Brown http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0610/38508.html External Web Site Policy.

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Illness Management and Recovery

The Recovery Workbook
http://www.bu.edu/cpr/products/curricula/recovery.html External Web Site Policy.

http://www.mentalhealthrecovery.com/ External Web Site Policy.

Common Ground Training
http://www.patdeegan.com/common_ground_training.htm External Web Site Policy.

How Do We Recover? An Analysis of Psychiatric Survivor Oral Histories
http://jhp.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/45/3/333 External Web Site Policy.

Recovery and Wellness: Models of Hope and Empowerment for People with Mental Illness
http://psychservices.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/56/5/619 External Web Site Policy.

Recovery in Mental Illness: Broadening Our Understanding of Wellness
http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/163/10/1847 External Web Site Policy.

Recovery Planner from South Carolina Share
This Recovery Planner is a quick and easy “workbook” that helps you think through some of your goals and the areas you need help in.  This booklet focuses on change, positive self-talk, physical health, emotional/mental wellness, stress, substance use, living space, money, down time, employment/volunteer work, education/training, relationships, legal issues, spirituality, and daily routine. As you begin this workbook we encourage you to work with a mentor, case manager, doctor, or a trusted supporter. If you share it with the people who are helping you with your treatment plan, it will help you get the services and support you need to work on your recovery goals.
http://www.scshare.com/downloads/RecoveryPlanner.pdf [PDF - 1.42 Mb] External Web Site Policy.

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Planificador de Recuperación de South Carolina Share
Este planificador de recuperación es un “Cuaderno de ejercicios” rápidamente y bastante fácil que te ayuda estudiar algunos de tus problemas y te ayuda se acordar de qué ya tienes y qué necesitarás conseguir para resolver estos problemas. ¿Después de que lo escribes, qué ocurre?
Puedes decidir compartirlo con tu equipo de trato, director de caso, doctor, o cualquiera persona que escoges. Si lo compartes con las personas que te están ayudando con tu plan de trato, te ayudará conseguir los servicios y el soporte que necesitas para trabajar en tu recuperación.
http://www.scshare.com/downloads/RecoveryPlanner_Spanish.pdf [PDF format - 181.9 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

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Improving Health-Based Payment for Medicaid Beneficiaries: CDPS - Chronic Illness and Disability Payment System
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0795/is_3_21/ai_69434509/ External Web Site Policy.

Resources in Reimbursement for MH/SU Services

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Reaching for Wellness in Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia and Wellness Research Program
http://www.wpic.pitt.edu/research/SWRP/ External Web Site Policy.

Putting the Body Back into the Mind of Schizophrenia
A study using a procedure called the rubber hand illusion has found striking new evidence that people experiencing schizophrenia have a weakened sense of body ownership. The study produced the first case of a spontaneous, out-of-body experience in the laboratory.
http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2011/10/body-mind-schizophrenia External Web Site Policy.

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Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders and Mental Illness: HealthyPlace Mental Health Newsletter
http://www.healthyplace.com/other-info/mental-health-newsletter/sleep-disorders-and-mental-illness-healthyplace-mental-health-newsletter/menu-id-1902/ External Web Site Policy.

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Smoking Cessation

An insidious threat to AA, NA. This article discusses tobacco use among members of AA and NA. http://www.addictionpro.com/article/insidious-threat-aa-na External Web Site Policy.

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) Webinars. Many of these relate to behavioral health. http://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/Webinars.htm External Web Site Policy.

100 Pioneers for Smoking Cessation Campaign. This includes downloadable resources (under “Technical Assistance”) that can help smokers quit and create tobacco-free spaces. http://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/Pioneers.htm.  External Web Site Policy.

Smoking Cessation Treatments Work For People With Severe Mental Illness
http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1869070/smoking_cessation _treatments_work_for_people_with_severe_mental_illness/ External Web Site Policy.

http://www.njchoices.org External Web Site Policy.

Life And Health: New Research Reveals Mental Effects Of Smoking
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/189081.php External Web Site Policy.

Facts about Smoking and Mental Health Disorders
http://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/Downloads/TCLNDisordersFS.pdf [PDF - 55 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Tobacco-Free Living in Psychiatric Settings: A Best-Practices Toolkit Promoting Wellness and Recovery
http://www.nasmhpd.org/general_files/publications/ NASMHPD.toolkitfinalupdated90707.pdf [PDF - 624 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Rx for Change: Clinician-assisted Tobacco Cessation
http://rxforchange.ucsf.edu/ External Web Site Policy.

Learning About Healthy Living: Tobacco and You
http://ubhc.umdnj.edu/nav/LearningAboutHealthyLiving.pdf [PDF - 4703 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Strategies to Quit Smoking from WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/quit-smoking-10/slideshow-tips-quit-smoking External Web Site Policy.

Cessation Toolkit for Mental Health Providers
http://www.bhwellness.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/Mental-Health-Tobacco-Cessation-Toolkit-January-20091.pdf [PDF - 897 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Survey shows how depression and smoking intertwine
http://www.reuters.com/assets/print?aid=USTRE63D48O20100415 External Web Site Policy.

Smoking Policies and Practices in State Psychiatric Facilities Survey
http://www.nri-inc.org/reports_pubs/2009/NRISmokingReport2008_Final.pdf [PDF - 87 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

State Data and Tools (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/state_data/ state_highlights/2010/index.htm

American Legacy Foundation: Quit Plan for Smoking Cessation
http://women.americanlegacy.org/includes/pdfs/quitplan.pdf [PDF - 20 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Clubhouse of Suffolk
http://www.clubhouseofsuffolk.org/smoking_cessation.cfm External Web Site Policy.

National Cancer Institute
www.Smokefree.gov and http://women.smokefree.gov/

Smoking Cessation and Leadership Center
http://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/ External Web Site Policy.

Smoking Medicines (FDA brochure)

Healthy Lifestyles and Tobacco Curriculum
http://psychservices.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/57/8/1210 External Web Site Policy.

A Hidden Epidemic
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/11/16/AR2007111601618.html External Web Site Policy.

Smoking Cessation Approaches for Persons With Mental Illness or Addictive Disorders
http://psychservices.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/53/9/1166 External Web Site Policy.

State Hospitals Struggle to Give Up Smoking

A Tobacco Treatment Model for Persons With Serious Mental Illness
http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/57/8/1210 External Web Site Policy.

Mentally Ill Smoke... A Lot
http://mentalhealth.about.com/library/weekly/aa112300a.htm External Web Site Policy.

A Wellness Approach to Addressing Tobacco in Mental Health Settings:
Learning About Healthy Living
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15487760903248580 External Web Site Policy.

Surgeon General Report: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease (full report and executive summary):

Tobacco Recovery Resource Exchange
http://www.tobaccorecovery.org/ External Web Site Policy.

American Psychiatric Nurses Association’s Counseling Points™: Breaking Barriers and Implementing Change.
http://www.apna.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3825&redirect=1 External Web Site Policy.

SAMHSA/Smoking Cessation Leadership Center: 100 Pioneers Smoking Cessation Campaign
http://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/Pioneers.htm External Web Site Policy.

A Longitudinal Study of Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Dependence Treatments in Massachusetts and Associated Decreases in Hospitalizations for Cardiovascular Disease
http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.1000375 External Web Site Policy.

Quit Smoking Support
http://www.quitsmokingsupport.com External Web Site Policy.

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Substance Abuse

Medication-Assisted Treatment

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Improving the Physical Health of People with Serious Mental Illness: A Systematic Review of Lifestyle Interventions
http://www.nyspi.org/culturalcompetence/what/documents/Improvingthe PhysicalHealthofPeoplewithSMI-ASystematicReviewofLifestyleInterventions.pdf [PDF - 686 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Coping Strategies May Help Mental, Harm Physical Health
http://psychcentral.com/news/2010/05/19/coping-strategies-help-mental-harm-physical-health/13932.html External Web Site Policy.

Health and Wellness Screening Report, Alternatives Conference 2009
http://www.power2u.org/downloads/Alt2009HealthWellnessScreeningReport.pdf [PDF - 60 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Wellness Self Management (New York State Office of Mental Health)
http://www.ebptac.org/WellnessSelfManagementWSM/tabid/118/Default.aspx External Web Site Policy.

Live your life wellSM from Mental Health America
http://www.liveyourlifewell.org/ External Web Site Policy.

Hearts and Minds
http://www.nami.org/template.cfm?section=Hearts_and_Minds External Web Site Policy.

A Wellness Approach
http://prj.metapress.com/app/home/main.asp?referrer=default External Web Site Policy.

Performance Wellness, Inc.
http://www.performancewellness.org/index.html External Web Site Policy.

Model School Wellness Policies
http://www.schoolwellnesspolicies.org/index.html External Web Site Policy.

National Wellness Institute
http://www.nationalwellness.org/ External Web Site Policy.

Native Wellness
http://www.nativewellness.com/index.html External Web Site Policy.

Mental Health America Policy Position Statement 16: Health and Wellness for People with Serious Mental Illnesses
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/position-statements/p-58 External Web Site Policy.

Supporting Wellness Through Policy and Advocacy: A Case History of a Working Group in a Community
Partnership Initiative to Address Depression http://www.ishib.org/journal/16-1s1/ethn-16-1s1-67.pdf [PDF - 140 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Wellness Intervention for Patients with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness

Employee-Wellness Programs Pay Off in Productivity and Morale
http://philanthropy.com/free/articles/v16/i18/18003801.htm External Web Site Policy.

Mental Wellness in Aging: Strengths-Based Approaches
http://www.healthpropress.com/store/ronch-2696/index.htm External Web Site Policy.

10 Ways to Live 10 Years Younger
http://www.qualityhealth.com/healthy-aging-articles/10-ways-live-10-years-younger External Web Site Policy.

The 10 By 10 Campaign: A National Wellness Action Plan to Improve Life Expectancy by 10 Years in 10 Years for People with Mental Illness
A Report of the 2007 National Wellness Summit for People with Mental Illness

Caregiving Behavior Is Associated With Decreased Mortality Risk
http://www.rcgd.isr.umich.edu/news/Brown.Psych%20Science.May%2009.pdf [PDF format -119 Kb] External Web Site Policy.

Healthy Living Really Does Postpone Mortality
http://www.medpagetoday.com/PublicHealthPolicy/PublicHealth/28126 External Web Site Policy.

Mood Tracker Mobile App
T2 Mood Tracker is a mobile application that allows users to self-monitor, track, and reference their emotional experience over a period of days, weeks, and months using a visual analogue rating scale. Users can self-monitor emotional experiences associated with common deployment-related behavioral health issues like post-traumatic stress, brain injury, life stress, depression, and anxiety. Additional ratings can also be added. With each self-rating, notes on environmental influences on emotional experiences can be added. Self-monitoring results can be a self-help tool, or they can be shared with a therapist or health care professional, providing a record of the patient’s emotional experience over a selected time frame.
http://t2health.org/apps/t2-mood-tracker External Web Site Policy.

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Women’s Health

FDA brochure

Women With Mental Disorders Less Likely To Have Mammograms
http://www.huliq.com/5/women-with-mental-disorders-less-likely-to-have-mammograms External Web Site Policy.

Addressing the access to health care for women with disabilities

Women’s Health—Pregnancy and Medication Fact Sheet

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