Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders Toolkits & Resources

WIG's National Task Force on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders after hearing from members about the growing epidemic in their states.  The group met to collaborate, develop state policy responses and fresh ideas, and create effective partnerships.  The task force, which includes state legislators, mental health professionals and advocates, targeted several policy areas that affect mental health and substance use disorders.

Women In Government regularly feature Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders policy programming at our in-person and virtual events and share information provided these expert panelists.

Resources:

WIG's Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders Toolkit

WIG's Companion Toolkit State Strategies to Assist Employees with Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders Stay At Work/Return To Work

Give America Hope - Advancing the Science of Recovery

Prescription Drug Abuse Leadership Initiative (RALI) Presentation

USDA Rural Development Programs for Opioid Addiction Prevention, Treatment & Recovery

Be Vocal Speak Up

Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, June 24–30, 2020