Practice Briefs

About the Practice Briefs

The purpose of the MNCAMH quarterly Practice Brief series is to introduce our audience to new research in mental health and substance related interventions and to provide information about how this research can be clinically applied. We attempt to integrate the content of our Practice Briefs with our monthly webinars so viewers have multiple sources of information on a specific topic in a single location.

Guide To Goal Setting and Tracking

“In life, as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are.” Swap out "recovery for life" and the adage holds equally true. Identifying and setting personal goalposts are important foundations of...

Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Guiding Principles and Recovery Strategies in Integrated Care (Part 2)

These two practice briefs introduce eight core principles that have proven essential in providing comprehensive and integrated...

Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Guiding Principles and Recovery Strategies in Integrated Care (Part 1)

These two practice briefs introduce eight core principles that have proven essential in providing comprehensive and integrated...

Effective Integrated Treatment

This inaugural practice brief introduces behavioral health professionals to emerging methods to treat Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) co-occurring with Substance Use Disorders (SUD). Although research studies on concurrent and...