Published: July 2019
This Joint SAMHSA-CMS informational Bulletin provides guidance to states and school systems about addressing mental health and substance use issues in schools. It provides examples of approaches for services in schools and describes some Medicaid authorities that states may use to cover services.
Published: June 2019
This fact sheet relates to the public service announcement from SAMHSA's “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign sharing relevant facts about the campaign's history and focus on alcohol and other drugs, such as marijuana and opioids.
Published: April 2018
This fact sheet is written specifically for preteens and teens. It compares the myths with the facts about alcohol use among youth and the effects of alcohol use. This fact sheet can help parents and prevention professionals start conversations about underage drinking and alcohol misuse.
Published: November 2017
The Rx Pain Medications. Know the Options. Get the Facts. is a series of 13 fact sheets designed to increase awareness of the risks associated with prescription opioid use and misuse, as well as to educate patients who are prescribed opioids for pain about the risks and to provide resources on methods for alternative pain management. This particular fact sheet focuses on the proper method for disposing unused pain medication to prevent illegal use.and environmental concerns.
The Rx Pain Medications. Know the Options. Get the Facts. is a series of 13 fact sheets designed to increase awareness of the risks associated with prescription opioid use and misuse, as well as to educate patients who are prescribed opioids for pain about the risks and to provide resources on methods for alternative pain management. This particular fact sheet focuses on the importance of properly storing medication in the home to avoid accidental ingestion by children.
Published: September 2017
This resource guide for parents offers advice on keeping children substance free. Review statistics about adolescent substance use, and learn tips on good communication. The guide also features substance facts and case studies for additional insight.
Published: December 2016
This fact sheet provides information and resources related to the specific bullying prevention needs for American Indian and Alaska Native communities. It highlights effective school-based anti-bullying prevention strategies.
Published: February 2016
Provides parents of children ages 9 to 15 with the tools and information they need to start talking with their children early about the dangers of alcohol. Includes a suite of materials that helps reinforce the underage drinking prevention campaign's messages.
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Published: April 2012
This report evaluates a series of town hall meetings held in 2010 to raise awareness about underage drinking and to engage communities in prevention efforts. It reviews the implementation and perceived outcomes of the meetings and makes comparisons with 2006 and 2008 data.
Published: May 2011
This report provides information on how systems of care and trauma-informed services can improve the lives of youth who have experienced traumatic events. It includes findings from a national evaluation of these programs and describes common treatment approaches.
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