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Where Can I Find Help For My Mental Health Condition?

This resource provides a list of national organizations that support consumers with mental health conditions by providing resources, services, and treatment options. Frameworks resources are intended for educational purposes only and… Read More

Language Normalization: A Resource For Providers

This resource discusses the importance of normalizing language with patients with mental health conditions. It emphasizes how normalization can enhance patient-provider communications by providing patients empathy and understanding. Frameworks resources are… Read More

Goal Setting: A Resource For Consumers

This resource introduces consumers to the idea of goal setting. Tips are provided for encouragement in the process. A checklist is also included to help identify areas of focus. Frameworks resources… Read More

Goal-Setting Worksheet

This purpose of this resource is to provide a worksheet that consumers can use to write out their goals, track changes, and review with providers at appointments. Frameworks resources are intended… Read More

My Recovery Goals

This worksheet is designed to help consumers prepare for appointments with providers. It encourages them to think about and record their current goals and concerns. The back side addresses between-appointment… Read More

Daily Tracker

This tool allows consumers to track how they are doing in weekly increments. It addresses key topics, including side effects, sleep, and appetite. The tracker is intended to be used… Read More

Shared Decision Making: A Resource For Consumers

This resource introduces consumers to shared decision making and the important role they play in the process. Tips are provided to  help patients engage more actively. Frameworks resources are intended for… Read More

Wellness Tracker

This tool is a simple checklist for consumers to complete in the waiting room. Consumers can easily check off how they’ve been feeling and write down issues or concerns they’d… Read More

Stigma & Bipolar Disorder: A Resource For Consumers

This consumer resource discusses different types of stigma, how consumers may feel stigmatized by their condition, how stigma may impact treatment, and strategies to support treatment. Frameworks resources are intended… Read More

Treatment For Bipolar Disorder: A Resource For Consumers

This consumer resource discusses the importance of effective treatment plans, psychosocial interventions and medication therapy, suggested treatment goals, and support outlets for helping consumers lead fulfilling lives with bipolar disorder.… Read More

Treatment For Bipolar Disorder: A Resource For Providers

This provider resource presents the importance of bipolar treatment, suggested treatment goals and considerations, an overview of psychosocial interventions and medication therapy, and considerations for monitoring treatment response. Frameworks resources… Read More

Combating Stigma: A Resource For Payers

This payer resource discusses the stigma associated with bipolar disorder, the types of stigma, and potential strategies to help address stigma. Frameworks resources are intended for educational purposes only and… Read More

Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder: A Resource For Payers

This payer resource discusses the spectrum of bipolar disorder, the economic impact of bipolar disorder, the associated diagnostic challenges, and potential consequences of misdiagnosis. Additionally, potential strategies to support diagnosis… Read More

Wellness & Recovery Workbook

This tool is designed to help patients recognize and manage symptoms of schizophrenia. Patients can use it as practical support for wellness, as a daily guide, and to turn to… Read More

Preparing To Leave The Hospital

This brochure is designed to help patients with schizophrenia manage their health once they leave the hospital. It provides a brief overview on schizophrenia and the importance of medication and… Read More

A Guide For Patients: Managing Schizophrenia

This resource discusses the importance of patients working with their treatment teams, families, and friends to help manage their schizophrenia. It introduces patients to potential members of their treatment team… Read More

A Guide For Patients: Living With Schizophrenia

This brochure describes schizophrenia in an easy-to-understand manner. It also informs patients of the importance of working with their treatment teams, and overall wellness including being aware of other medical… Read More

Medication Reconciliation For People With Schizophrenia

This brochure introduces medication reconciliation and the challenges of reconciliation in people with schizophrenia. It also briefly outlines potential steps that hospitals, providers, and community mental health centers may take… Read More

Medication Options For People With Schizophrenia

This brochure for the hospital treatment team provides information on hospital stays related to relapse reduction and the importance of considerations for treatment adherence from the hospital treatment team perspective,… Read More

Introducing Frameworks In Health & Quality

Introducing Frameworks In Health & Quality. Originally published as part of the FRAMEWORKS in Health and Quality – Value of Collaborative Care in Major Depressive Disorder. Read More

Recovery In The Community: Can We Do Better?

A goal for all patients with mental illness should be symptom reduction and optimal psychosocial functioning. In this webinar, experienced psychiatrists Ralph Aquila, MD and Robert Davis, MD, discuss the… Read More