This report discusses a technical expert panel convened to assess research about therapeutic services for youth living in foster care. It reviews the scientific evidence and expert panel input to identify action items and further research needs.
This report examines the prevalence of mental illness, substance use disorders, or both among youth living in foster care who are covered under Medicaid. It describes the use of health services, and discusses trends across three ages groups.
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 reviews child welfare, substance use disorder services, and courts to support cross-system coordination within state, county, and tribal jurisdictions. It considers the framework, population, legislation, funding sources, and services for each system.
Using a case study approach, this manual presents resources to better understand and engage the community in responding to children whose caregivers are negatively impacted by mental illness, substance use, or trauma.
This report outlines a national strategy to guide actions for suicide prevention. It highlights objectives and goals across four strategic directions: wellness and empowerment, prevention services, treatment and support services, and surveillance.
This report presents an overview of a national strategy designed to guide suicide prevention activities over the next decade. It describes the need for a national suicide prevention strategy, its overall goals, and objectives based on four strategic directions.
This fact sheet offers strategies for suicide prevention. It provides facts about suicide, including its prevalence and at-risk populations. This resource also lists warning signs of suicidal behavior, and describes how to help someone who is at risk for suicide.
This guide highlights behavioral health challenges facing veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq. It presents challenges related to substance misuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. The guide also discusses screening tools and intervention.