Substance use disorders cannot be an afterthought in our approach to crisis care. F
Fourth in the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) series “Beyond Beds: Crisis Services,” this brief This report highlight states and programs that are demonstrating success integrating substance use disorders in the three core services described in the SAMHSA Crisis Toolkit; identifies essential principles for effective integration; and describes practices that are more specific to the SUD population. (August 2020)
This paper is also included in SAMHSA’s Crisis Services: Meeting Needs, Saving Lives collection.