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Published: April 2022
There are protections in federal law, collectively known as “parity,” which are designed to ensure that certain types of health plans cover mental and substance use disorders no less generously than they cover other health issues. This resource can guide you to helpful materials and places.
Prevention and Treatment of Anxiety, Depression, and Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among College Students
Published: September 2021
This guide reviews literature on treating college students’ mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors; distills the research into recommendations for practice; and provides examples of the ways that these recommendations can be implemented.
Published: December 2020
The book is composed of SAMHSA’s “National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Crisis Care: Best Practice Toolkit” and related papers on crisis services. The toolkit reflects relevant clinical and health services research, review of top national program practices and replicable approaches that support best practice implementation. The related papers address key issues relevant to crisis services, homelessness, technology advances, substance use, legal issues impacting crisis services, financing crisis care, diverse populations, children and adolescents, rural and frontier areas, and the role of law enforcement.
Have You or Your Family Experienced a Disaster? (Spanish version) - ¿Usted y su familia han sido afectados por un desastre?
Published: November 2020
Parents and caregivers may not always understand and be able to identify behaviors in children and youth that are associated with adverse reactions to a disaster. This poster provides information on possible adverse reactions in children as well as where to get help. Es posible que los padres y los cuidadores no siempre comprendan o no puedan identificar los comportamientos en niños y jóvenes que están relacionados con reacciones adversas a un acontecimiento catastrófico. Este póster ofrece información sobre las posibles reacciones adversas en los niños, así com.
Talking With Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks (Spanish version) - Hable con los niños: Consejos para cuidadores, padres de familia y maestros durante brotes de enfermedades infecciosas
Published: October 2020
This fact sheet provides parents, caregivers, and teachers with strategies for helping children manage their stress during an infectious disease outbreak. It describes potential reactions among youth and the support adults can provide to help them. Esta hoja informativa ofrece a los padres, cuidadores y maestros estrategias para ayudar a los niños a controlar el estrés durante un brote de enfermedades infecciosas. Describe las posibles reacciones de los jóvenes y el apoyo que los adultos pueden brindar para ayudarlos.