Policymakers & Community Leaders

Indianapolis, Indiana: Enhancing Emergency Response Through a Mobile Crisis Assistance Team

Evidence Ranking: Potential

Source: National League of Cities

This case study on the Indianapolis, Indiana police department’s Mobile Crisis Assistance Team (MCAT) was produced by the National League of Cities as part of their series on local efforts to address the interrelated challenges of mental illness, substance use, and homelessness.

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Emergency Response and Crisis Stabilization: Cities Leading the Way

Source: National League of Cities

This third report in a series from the National League of Cities focuses on how local leadership addresses the interrelated challenges of mental illness, substance use and homelessness. This report describes 5 challenges leaders face in creating innovative emergency response or crisis stabilization programs:

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Mental Illness, Substance Use, and Homelessness: Advancing Coordinated Solutions Through Local Leadership

Source: National League of Cities

This first report in a series from the National League of Cities focuses on how local leadership addresses the interrelated challenges of mental illness, substance use and homelessness. This report focuses on communities that have implemented innovative programs to divert individuals in crisis to treatment and services rather than law enforcement sanctions.

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Patients & Caregivers

Integrating Medications for Opioid Use Disorder into a 12-step Treatment Program

Source: Recovery Research Institute

Traditional 12-step, abstinence based substance use disorder treatment programs have generally rejected the use of medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD). The Recovery Research Institute provides a plain-language summary of research that looked at whether it was possible to incorporate MAT into the treatment services offered by a leading 12-step oriented treatment facility.

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Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery

Source: Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery

The Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment and Recovery was created by Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, to serve as a central location for information about addictions, treatment, and recovery among African Americans.

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