This document provides information about how to use evidence-based practices (EBP) KITs, which provide a foundation for the implementation of EBPs.
The Evidence-Based Practices KITs, a product of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), give states, communities, administrators, practitioners, consumers of mental health care, and their family members resources to implement mental health practices that work.
The emphasis on implementing evidence-based practices (EBP) stems from a consensus that a gap exists between what we know about effective treatments and the services currently offered. Several key reports call for closing the gap between what research tells us is effective and how services are delivered. (Authors)