Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and are in the process of generating evidence of effectiveness or may not yet be tested.

Funding Opportunities for Expanding Crisis Stabilization Systems and Services

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors

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White Paper/Brief

Organizational Change/ Development
Policy Change/ Development
Social and Community Context
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This resource makes recommendations related to establishing crisis stabilization systems for persons living with mental illness. This article describes how pandemic-related changes and funding increases can be leveraged to strengthen statewide crisis stabilization systems for individuals living with mental illness and substance use disorder, including recommendations for specific stakeholders to engage and action steps. The practice strategy this article is focused on is policy and organizational change to improve public health infrastructure.

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Outcomes of Interest

Capacity Building, Improve Organizational Infrastructure, Partnership Building

Priority Population(s)

People With a Mental Illness, People With Substance Use Disorders

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Geographic Area of Implementation

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