Guides, Articles, Initiatives & Fliers


Building Bridges to Support Military and Veteran Families: Healthcare Providers Resources Guide
Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE), 2009

Care for Military Members and Their Families
SAMHSA News (Fall 2011)

Major Depressive Disorder Toolkit
Treatments for Major Depressive Disorder
DCoE, U.S. Army Medical Command and Department of Veteran’s Affairs

Identifying Mental Health and Substance Use Problems of Children and Adolescents
SAMHSA Guide for Child-Serving Organizations

The Building Blocks of Trauma-Informed Practice
By Arabella Perez, Executive Director, THRIVE
published in Child & Family Professional (Fall 2011)

Trauma and Justice: Treatment and Recovery through the Delivery of Behavioral Health Services
SAMHSA Discussion Guide


From “Leading Change: A Plan for SAMHSA’s Roles and Actions 2011-2014″
SAMHSA Military Families Initiative
SAMHSA Trauma and Justice Initiative

Cultural & Linguistic Competency

A Call to Action: Enhancing CLC Supports & Services in Maine
Tawara D. Goode, Director, National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University


Care for Military Members and Their Families
SAMHSA News (Fall 2011)

Family Advisory Councils for Empowerment Statewide

Maine Alliance of Family Organizations

Systems of Care

Building Systems of Care: A Primer

A History and Description of System of Care


Diversion to Assets