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SAMHSA: Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers this resource collection to provide advocates, clinicians, policy-makers, and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices in mental health and substance use disorders into their communities or clinical settings. Users can quickly access the most relevant resources for their needs, searching by resource type, target populations, and target audiences.

Mental Health Service Providers: Training Toolkit on Having Conversations About Intimacy and Sexuality

This toolkit is designed to help prepare direct service providers for discussing intimacy and sexuality with individuals with mental health conditions. Informed by the Motivational Interviewing (MI) technique, the toolkit includes experiential exercises with instructions, evaluation forms, resources, and references to be used by trainers.