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Best Practices

The Substance Use Best Practice Tool Guide contains information and resources for a wide array of audiences.  Download the entire document  or select specific modules.

The Behavioral Health Services for Adults Best Practice Guidelines contain information, statistics, and resources on selected behavioral health disorders as they apply to adults, specifically persons over 18 years of age.

These guidelines are divided by topic and organized in a table of contents. Download the entire document here.

These guidelines have been developed to offer health care professionals evidence-based best practices in serving individuals from birth to the age of 17.

These guidelines are divided by topic and organized in a table of contents. Download the entire document here.

From Crisis To Hope Conference: Best Practices of Crisis Response in Tennessee, 2016.

In 2012, the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services partnered with the Bureau of TennCare and other stakeholders to publish the Adult Mental Health Case Management manual for behavioral health providers.