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Taking the Escalator 

Substance Use Therapy Tools

Harm Reduction

12 Step Alternatives

takingtheescalator.com      Addiction and Substance Use Resource

      Non 12 Step Motivational Harm Reduction Tools for Substance Use & Mental Health

Additional Resources and Links:

For Counselors:

Safety and Risk:

THE COLUMBIA SUICIDE SEVERITY RATING SCALE

Engagement Safety and Risk: An Assessment Framework

Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs and Practices (CDC)

SAMHSA - Helping Your Loved One Who is Suicidal: A Guide for Family and Friends

SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Page

College Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Suicide Risk Assessment Powerpoint - Kevin j. Drab, MA

Suicide Warning Signs PDF

Zero Suicide Toolkit

Trauma Resources - Click to view the Trauma Resource Page for Counselors

Harm Reduction Resources

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) - FACT SHEET - PDF Format for Download

COWS - CLINICAL OPIATE WITHDRAWAL SCALE

Safe Injection Sites Information (Powerpoint 2018) - Roseanne Scotti, NJ Drug Policy Alliance

Family Therapy Resources

Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) Resources:

CRAFT Workbook - Robert Myers, Stephen Scruggs, and Rebecca Kayo

CRAFT Powerpoint slides - Slides for therapist education derived from above CRAFT workbook - Taking the Escalator

CRAFT Powerpoint - Created by CRAFT founder Robert Myers with Jane Ellen Smith

Families in Crisis: Working with Families in Recovery - Gabriela Zapata-Alma LCSW, LCADC

Co-Occurring Disorders

Comprehensive, Continuous, Integrated System of Care (CCISC) Model - Dr Ken Minkoff

Other Counseling Resources:

ASAM - Assessing Levels of Care for Case Managers - Taking the Escalator

ASAM Criteria: Skill Building and Systems Change - Dr. David Mee Lee

ASAM Quick Reference Guide - Oklahoma Division of MH and SA Services

Anger Management for Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Clients - SAMHSA

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Slideshare - Wuzna Haroon & Anam Illyas

CBT Slideshare #2 - Abdullatiff Sami Al-Rashed

Engaging Challenging Teens - Taking the Escalator

The Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center - SAMHSA

HIPAA - Confidentiality Resources

ICD 9 to 10 Code list - Alphabetized for Easy Use

Inclusive Language & Imagery for Mental Health Content - Psych hub

Intoxication Assessment Tool SCAB - New Zealand

Mind Remake Project - A blog with a huge list of websites offering free counseling resources

Motivational Interviewing Skills - Susan Lupackino, MHS, RD, LDN

Motivational Interviewing for SUD Treatment Overview - SAMHSA

Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Use Disorder Treatment (TIP 35) - SAMHSA Full Publication

Removing the Stigma: Changing the Public Outlook on Substance Use and Recovery - Hannah Rose

SBIRT and Integrated Care

The Transformation from Case Management to Wraparound - Julie Radlauer-Doerfler, M.S.

Understanding Mental Health and Mental Illness - Teenmentalhealth.org

Other Important Resources:

HEALTHCARE.GOV - (Government Health Insurance)

MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION INSURANCE HELP - (US Dept of Health and Human Services) - HHS.gov

RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Videos

Rita Pierson: Every Kid Needs a Champion

OTHER Links Worth Checking Out:

Healthfinder.gov - Health Topics and Information

Support for College Students with Cancer

What is a CCBHC? - Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic

CCBHC Clinical Demonstration Program - SAMHSA 2017

Tips 4 Inclusion - Information on interacting and communicating with people with disabilities