TIP 59: Improving cultural competence

Date: 2015
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Manual
Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Assists professional care providers and administrators in understanding the role of culture in the delivery of substance abuse and mental health services. Discusses racial, ethnic, and cultural considerations and the core elements of cultural competence.

Populations:  Racial and Ethnic Groups
Settings:  Outpatient Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment, Faith Communities
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders, Substance Abuse
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence