Below are major resources related to behavioral health workforce development. These encompass mental health and addiction related workforce resources, since there are many common workforce issues and strategies across these sectors of the behavioral health field. Citations to reports are abbreviated for ease of identification. Formal citations are accessed by following the links to the actual documents.
Featured MHTTC Resources
Southeast Mental Health Technology Transfer Center, 2021. Recruitment and Retention of School Mental Health Providers: Strategies and Key Resources.
HRSA Behavioral Health Workforce
Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce
ATTC Network – Workforce Development
Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center (U Michigan)
Center for Integrated Health Solutions (integrated care)
Recruitment & Retention Toolkit (SAMHSA & AHP)
Abt Associates, 2006. Strengthening Professional Identity: Challenges of the Addiction Treatment Workforce. Framework for Discussion.
Addiction Technology Transfer Center National Office, 2012. Vital Signs: Taking the Pulse of the Addiction Treatment Workforce, A National Report.
Addiction Technology Transfer Center National Office, 2017. National Workforce Report, 2017.
Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce, 2007. Action Plan for Behavioral Health Workforce Development: Framework for Discussion.
Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center (list of multiple reports)
Congressional Research Service, 2015. The Mental Health Workforce: A Primer.
Institute of Medicine, 2012. The Mental Health and Substance Use Workforce for Older Adults: In Whose Hands?
SAMHSA, 2013. Report to Congress on the Nation’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Workforce Issues.
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