This issue brief presents recent data on prevalence of opioid misuse and death rates in the Black/AA population; contextual factors & challenges to prevention & treatment; innovative outreach & engagement strategies to connect people to evidence-based treatment; and the importance of community voice.
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.
This video shows the actions taken by Frostburg State University to reduce campus underage and harmful drinking.
These guides are designed to inspire action around wellness in local communities. They include tools and information to organize wellness activities that promote recovery from mental illness and substance use disorders. They discuss planning, partners, and implementation.
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.
Find the Partner Toolkit here.
This report highlights programs that promote recovery and build resilience among older adolescents and young adults living with serious mental illness. It describes initiatives that address employment, housing, education, social connectedness, and emotional well-being.
This guide offers strategies for communities on collaborating with faith-based organizations to address the service needs of people living with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. It highlights examples, and presents challenges and benefits.
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.
This brief provides data and information about mental health to inspire conversations that break down negative public perceptions, and promote recovery and healthy communities. It discusses how communities can improve access to treatment, crisis response, and recovery support.
This toolkit assists high schools and school districts in designing and implementing strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health. The toolkit includes tools to implement a multifaceted suicide prevention program that responds to the needs and cultures of students. Access the high school kit promotional flyer.
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