Behavioral Health Resources | American Diabetes Association

Behavioral Health Resources

Over 37 million people are living with diabetes. The American Diabetes Association is making strides to increase experts in the field and ensure support for the psychosocial challenges faced as we continue to help people with diabetes and their families thrive. 

Continuing Education: Diabetes Education 101 for the Behavioral Health Professional

This program is intended for behavioral health providers who treat people who are at-risk or living with diabetes. Learn about the unique challenges of living with diabetes and how to incorporate supportive terminology into your practice.

  • 8 CE Credits (APA, ASWB, Certificate of Participation)
  • Cost of the program: FREE
  • Option to be listed in the Behavioral Health Directory

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Continuing Education: Behavioral Health in Diabetes Care

This program is designed for health care professionals (certified diabetes care and education specialists, social workers, and other members of the diabetes care members) to help integrate behavioral health best practices into clinical environments. Earn up to 5.25 credits and help people with diabetes overcome behavioral health challenges. 

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Mental Health Provider Directory 

With your completion of the 'Diabetes 101' program, you are qualified to apply for the Mental Health Provider Directory. Our directory is the go-to resource for anyone seeking a mental health professional who understand the unique challenges people living with diabetes face. Be part of the directory to ensure more people can connect with you when they need you.



Diabetes and Emotional Health Workbook

A Practical Guide for Health Professionals Supporting Adults with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.



Mental Health Toolkit

Resources for Health Professionals Supporting Adults with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.