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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 manual helps communities plan and deliver substance use prevention strategies. It covers conducting needs assessments, identifying partners, and creating effective strategies for marketing and program evaluation. The manual also offers a sample timeline of tasks.
This fact sheet, developed for American Indian and Alaska Native audiences and organizations serving Indian Country, provides an overview of the Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) curriculum. For Alaska Native villages, this curriculum is called a Gathering of Alaska Natives (GOAN).
This guide introduces substance use disorder treatment and family therapy and features models for integrating the two approaches to therapy. It also discusses cultural competency, considerations for specific populations, policy and program issues, and guidelines for assessing violence.
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 manual provides guidelines in screening and assessing teens for substance use conditions. It covers confidentiality laws, and screening and assessment in juvenile justice settings. The manual also includes screening and assessment tools.
This manual offers guidance and tools for identifying mental illness or substance use issues early in children and adolescents in various setting, such as in schools, the juvenile justice and child welfare system, and when receiving primary care.
Use this resource guide to help individuals and communities cope with disaster. Topics covered include emergency preparedness, training, disaster response, stress management, and suicide prevention.
This kit provides tools to assist in developing mental health programs that help prevent or reduce severe aggressive behavioral, emotional, and development issues in children by enhancing the knowledge of parents, caregivers, and providers. It includes six booklets.
This guide offers resources for those working with children in the wake of disaster. It discusses theories of child development as applied to a youth experiencing the fear, anxiety, and trauma of disaster. The guide also offers practical suggestions, case studies, and a resource guide.
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