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Underage Drinking: Myths vs. Facts
Published: May 2023This fact sheet is written specifically for preteens and teens. It compares the myths with the facts about alcohol use among youth and the effects of alcohol use. This fact sheet can help parents and prevention professionals start conversations about underage drinking and alcohol misuse.
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Advisory: Cannabidiol (CBD) – Potential Harms, Side Effects, and Unknowns
Expanding Access to and Use of Behavioral Health Services for People At Risk for or Experiencing Homelessness
Published: January 2023This guide highlights strategies for behavioral health and housing providers to conduct outreach and engage with individuals experiencing homelessness, initiate use of behavioral health treatment as they wait to receive stable housing and retain them in their recovery efforts once housed.
Community Engagement: An Essential Component of an Effective and Equitable Substance Use Prevention System
From Crisis to Care: Building from 988 and Beyond for Better Mental Health Outcomes
Published: November 2022A series of 10 technical assistance collaborative papers providing important resources for state leaders, policy makers, providers, peers and others to learn from examples around the country and hear from thought leaders about innovative services and the need for further 988 implementation. Produced by SAMHSA in conjunction with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors.
Advisory: Peer Support Services in Crisis Care
Tips for Teens: The Truth about Alcohol (Spanish version)
Published: May 2022This Spanish language fact sheet for teens provides facts about alcohol. It describes short- and long-term effects and helps dispel common myths. It also can be used by prevention professionals, educators, health care providers, and others who come in contact with teens on a regular basis.
Advisory: Prescription Stimulant Misuse Among Youth and Young Adults
Published: November 2021This Advisory reviews the evidence on prescription stimulant misuse among youth and young adults. It establishes prescription stimulant misuse as a public health problem, identifies associated risk and protective factors, and provides programs and action steps for stakeholders to prevent misuse.