Submit questions, access resources, and receive guidance from national experts in SMI.
Our mission is to advance the use of a person-centered approach to care that ensures people who have SMI find the treatment and support they need. For clinicians, we offer access to education, data, and consultations so you can make evidence-based treatment decisions. For individuals, families, friends, people who have questions, or people who care for someone with SMI, we offer access to resources and answers from a national network of experts. SMI Adviser is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and administered by the American Psychiatric Association (APA).
Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Grant No. 1H79SM080818-01 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
SMI Adviser is provided for general educational and informational purposes. It should not be construed as medical advice in connection with the care of a particular patient or as a statement of the standard of care. It is not necessarily inclusive of all potential treatments. The activities and materials offered through SMI Adviser should not be considered as providing the basis for any certification or authorization to prescribe or administer medication. SMI Adviser is not intended to be a substitute for independent professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. SMI Adviser does not endorse or recommend any pharmaceutical or other treatment as an appropriate course for any particular patient or condition. The advice of a physician or other qualified health provider should be obtained for a treatment recommendation or to answer any questions regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read or seen on SMI Adviser. SMI Adviser is provided as-is and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or current. APA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, about the accuracy, applicability, fitness, completeness or reliability of the information contained within SMI Adviser. APA assumes no responsibility for any injury or damage to persons or property arising out of or related to any use of SMI Adviser or for any errors or omissions. The limitations applicable to the SMI Adviser consultation feature are set forth at: https://smiadviser.org/limitations-of-consultation