Addressing the challenges of the opioid crisis and serious mental illness

Date: 2018
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Publisher:  Author

This two-page fact sheet includes information about opioid abuse and serious mental illness in the U.S., and how SAMHSA is addressing these challenges. It describes resources, priorities, and key activities for preventing and addressing the related issues of opioid abuse, serious mental illness, and suicide. 

Settings:  Behavioral Health Care, Substance Abuse Treatment, Justice System
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics, Behavioral Health Disorders, Substance Abuse
Strategies:  Effective Care/Treatment