Homeless & Low Income Resource Directory
A number of resources for the Greater Cincinnati area homeless population published by the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. 6th Edition. Great service guide even for the non-homeless.
Motivational Enhancement Therapy Manual
A Clinical Guide for Therapists Treating Individuals With Alcohol Abuse and Dependence, provided by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
Process for Involuntary Commitment of Substance Abusers
Document from the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities, providing an overview of the legislative background and current policy and procedures for getting a substance abuser involuntarily committed via probate court.
SAMHSA’s Working Definition of Recovery
Introduces a working definition for recovery from mental disorders and substance use, along with 10 guiding principles intended to help advance recovery opportunities and help clarify these concepts for peers, families, funders, providers, and others.
Scale of readiness for change in alcohol abusers
The Stages of Change Readiness and Treatment Eagerness Scale(SOCRATES) is an instrument designed to assess readiness for change in alcohol abusers. The instrument yields three factorially-derived scale scores: Recognition (Re), Ambivalence (Am), and Taking Steps (Ts). It is a public domain instrument and may be used without special permission.