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Behavioral Health Staff: Medical & Pharmacy

Overview

BHRS Medical & Pharmacy Information

BHRS Policies & Forms

Link to BHRS Policies & Forms
Avatar MD Documentation Guide
Avatar Instructions to find HEALTHsuite Number (HSN)
Medication Monitoring Policy
Medication Monitoring Checklist
Psychiatric Medication Consent Form

Laboratory References

Lab Guide
HLA testing for Carbamazepine
Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics Testing

Medication and Assessment Forms

AIM SCALE
Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS)
Lab Weight Chart
Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA)
Prior Authorization Form HPSM
Psychiatric Medication Consent Form

Prescribing References

BHRS Formulary
BHRS FDA Guidelines For Indications and Dosage Ranges
Management of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Dementia
Methadone and QTc Prolongation

Use of Antidepressants-- from LAC DMH
Use of Antipsychotics -- from LAC DMH
Use of Anxiolytics -- from LAC DMH
Use of Mood Stabilizers -- from LAC DMH

Treatment Guidelines

Adult ADHD

ADHD Formulary Comparison
ADHD Protocol for Adults seeking services at BHRS
ADHD Medications
Adult ADHD Treatment Guidelines - rev. 01/2016
Controlled Medication Agreement – EnglishSpanish

Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines Client Education Sheet
Benzodiazepines Guidelines
Controlled Medication Agreement – EnglishSpanish
Tapering Benzodiazepines

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Pharmacotherapy for Substance Use Disorders
Buprenorphine-Nalaxone (Suboxone) Coverage
Reduce Heavy Alcohol Use Dosing Recommendations
Reduce Heavy Alcohol Use Flowchart
Urge to Drink Scale – EnglishSpanish
Vivitrol Client Information for AUD and OUD – EnglishSpanish
Vivitrol Perscriber Information for OUD – rev. 6/15/16
Vivitrol Prior Authorization Procedures – rev. 03/14/16
Vivitrol Protocol for AUD – rev. 06/15/16

Newer Medications Reviewed by P & T Committee

Aristada
Fetzima
Invega Trinza
Narcan Spray
Trintellix
Vraylar

Information Use Only

BHRS Ketamine Position Statement
Ketamine Consensus Statement by APA 2017
BHRS Medical Marijuana Position Statement

Commands