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.
The purpose of the guide is to provide school leaders and administrators with key information regarding student assistance services for substance use and mental health initiatives.
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.
This fact sheet contains the background and history of SAMHSA's "Talk. They Hear You." national prevention campaign for parents and other caregivers.
Alcohol’s Effects on the Brain (AlcoholFX) is a free, science-based app that teaches students ages 10 to 12 how alcohol can harm their brains if they drink. Based on lesson plans from SAMHSA’s Reach Out Now Initiative, the app can easily integrate with instruction in 5th- and 6th-grade classrooms. This app is only available on tablets.
This infographic is a Spanish language version of information for the general public on the prevalence and impact of traumatic events on children, and what actions can be taken to support children who experience traumatic events.
Proporciona a las comunidades, incluyendo a los consumidores y facilitadores, con datos relativos a la salud mental como, por ejemplo, la prevención e identificación temprana de las enfermedades mentales, el acceso a tratamiento, las respuestas a las crisis, y los apoyos para la recuperación.
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