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 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 document provides state by state information on implementation of intensive care coordination using a wraparound approach for children and youth with complex mental and substance use disorders.
This Guidance document gives a “bird’s eye view” of strategies to support best practice prescribing of antipsychotics for youth and summarizes the available evidence and principles to support these strategies.
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.
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.
Esta hoja de consejos ofrece sugerencias a los padres, cuidadores y maestros sobre cómo ayudar a los niños y adolescentes a manejar su estrés durante un brote de una enfermedad contagiosa, como el ébola. Explica las reacciones comunes que pueden tener los niños desde la edad preescolar hasta la adolescencia, e informa a los adultos cómo pueden brindarles apoyo a los niños para ayudarlos a superar la situación.
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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This report presents outcomes from a series of town hall meetings to educate communities about underage drinking and to engage people in prevention efforts. It includes brief case studies to illustrate different approaches and lessons learned.
This report presents findings from a national cross-site evaluation of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) initiative. SS/HS supports the collaborative planning and implementing of programs and services to foster safer schools and healthy students.
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