Resources for Mental Health Providers | American Diabetes Association

Resources for Behavioral Health Providers

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. 

Diabetes Education 101 for the Behavioral Health Provider Program

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 Mental Health Directory

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Mental Health Provider Directory

Locate mental health professionals in your area that have expertise in diabetes care.


Note: You must complete the Mental Health Diabetes Education Program before you can apply for the directory.

Diabetes and Emotional Health Workbook

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


Mental Health Toolkit
Includes Printable Handouts and Questionnaires

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


Behavioral Health in Diabetes Care

Introducing Behavioral Health in Diabetes Care, a FREE self-paced continuing education program designed for health professionals (certified diabetes care and education specialists, social workers, and diabetes care members) to help integrate behavioral health best practices into clinical environments. Earn up to 5.25 continuing education credits and help people with diabetes overcome behavioral health challenges!

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Mental Health Directoy