Reference and Resource Materials
Insurance Plans covered through New Avenues and MBHN
Provider Reference Materials
Provider Manual/Handbook is currently under revision, please contact New Avenues for current UM Policies and Procedures
Provider Behavioral Health Guidelines: New Avenues has adopted the Behavioral Health Practice Guidelines published by the American Psychiatric Association
Best Practice Information References
Parameters for the Assessment and Treatment of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Attention-Deficient/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Patient Health Questionnaire Screeners - Screening instruments to measure changes in functional status or symptoms
- Brief PHQ
- Brief PHQ-4
NMHA is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. Their site offers a resource center, an online community, and discussion boards.
SAMHSA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Their site offers information on the latest substance abuse prevention and treatment research, legislative issues, and mental health and substance abuse statistics. The site also offers links to the Centers for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse Prevention, Substance Abuse Treatment, and the Office of Applied Studies.