TIP 60: Using technology-based therapeutic tools in behavioral health services

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


Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) provides an overview of current technology-based assessments and interventions (including case identification, treatment, recovery support, relapse prevention, and prevention-focused interventions) targeting behavioral health. It emphasizes use of technology-assisted care (TAC) with clients who might not otherwise receive treatment or whose treatment might be impeded by disabilities, remote locations, transportation or other issues. 

Settings:  Behavioral Health Care, Rural Areas
Strategies:  Identify and Assist, Screening and Assessment, Effective Care/Treatment, Treatment