Implementation Guide: Integrated screening and longitudinal, strength-based assessment for individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) and co-occurring substance use

This resource was created by SMI Adviser content partners and approved by the SMI Adviser clinical expert team for inclusion in the knowledge base.

This implementation guide is the second in a series of four such guides designed to provide helpful tips for providers working with serving people with serious mental illness (SMI) who may also have co-occurring substance use challenges. Service providers who may benefit from these guides include any type of mental health (MH) or substance use disorder (SUD) professional, from prescribers to certified peer support specialists, as well as people who work in front line service roles such as clinicians, case managers or care coordinators. Each of the four guides in this series illustrates simple strategies for applying evidence-based integrated interventions into day-to-day practice.


See additional guides from the series:

Also see the this guide on Implementation of Integrated Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) Service Setting.

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