Welcome to the Serious Mental Illness 101 Resource Center
SMI Adviser provides an array of helpful resources if you are early in your career, new to the mental health field, or transitioning into a new role. It can be complex when you work with individuals who have SMI. That is why you should invest time to learn about the basics. When you have a strong foundation of knowledge and skills around SMI, you can provide person-centered care and help individuals and families find the best possible outcomes.
Everything that SMI Adviser offers is completely free. Resources that you can access here include:
- Live and on-demand webinars — browse hundreds of free online courses on topics unique to SMI
- Clinician-to-clinician consultations — ask questions and receive a personalized response from our national experts within one business day
- Intensive consultations — our experts can work closely with practices, health systems, and communities to find and implement solutions for systemic issues around SMI
- Clinical tips and resources — find evidence-based fact sheets, guides, videos, infographics and more
The Serious Mental Illness 101 Resource Center is led by Benjamin Druss, MD, MPH, SMI Adviser Health Systems Expert, and Jose Viruet, LCPC, SMI Adviser Community Care Expert.