SMI Adviser supports the use of evidence-based treatments for people who have serious mental illness. Our clinical experts can answer questions about SMI from all mental health clinicians. This includes physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, physician assistants, counselors, and peer specialists.
If you are a clinician, submit your questions on any topic related to evidence-based care for SMI. What kinds of questions? Ask us about psychopharmacology, therapies, recovery supports, patient and family engagement, education, and much more.
Anyone who is not a clinician should visit the Patients and Families section of the website. This includes individuals receiving care, family members, and others in the general public. SMI Adviser can not answer any questions submitted by anyone who is not a clinician.
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SMI Adviser is provided for general educational and informational purposes. It should not be construed as medical advice in connection with the care of a particular patient or as a statement of the standard of care. It is not necessarily inclusive of all potential treatments. The activities and materials offered through SMI Adviser should not be considered as providing the basis for any certification or authorization to prescribe or administer medication. SMI Adviser is not intended to be a substitute for independent professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. SMI Adviser does not endorse or recommend any pharmaceutical or other treatment as an appropriate course for any particular patient or condition. The advice of a physician or other qualified health provider should be obtained for a treatment recommendation or to answer any questions regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read or seen on SMI Adviser. SMI Adviser is provided as-is and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or current. APA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, about the accuracy, applicability, fitness, completeness or reliability of the information contained within SMI Adviser. APA assumes no responsibility for any injury or damage to persons or property arising out of or related to any use of SMI Adviser or for any errors or omissions. The limitations applicable to the SMI Adviser consultation feature are set forth at: https://smiadviser.org/limitations-of-consultation