Behavioral Health eGuides

Medication Management: Reducing Risk and Improving Outcomes for Individuals with I/DD

Individuals with I/DD have higher comorbidities than the general population and tend to take more long-term medications. Learn 3 key tips for successful medication management to improve care for the individuals you serve.

7 Steps to Prevent Exploitation of Individuals with I/DD

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the US experience a higher rate of abuse than the general population. Learn more about their risk factors and 7 ways your staff can help prevent abuse.

Recognizing and Treating Depression in I/DD Individuals

For those with Intellectual and developmental disabilities, the risk of depression is higher.  But proper diagnosis can be a challenge.  Find out the steps you can take to better support those showing symptoms.

6 Ways to Help Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Process Big Change

Changes can trigger distress and make it difficult for anyone to adapt to the new normal. For those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, processing major life developments can be especially challenging. Learn 6 ways to help them adjust to change.

4 Workforce Challenges and How to Address Them

The I/DD industry and the needs for behavioral care and services are growing.  Like many other healthcare sectors, the pandemic exacerbated already existing staffing shortages.  Find out 4 workforce challenges and how you can address them.