Resource: Address College Drinking

NIAAA released CollegeAIM, a matrix-based instrument that can help educate college staff about underage student drinking interventions and guide them in implementing evidence-based interventions. CollegeAIM also allows officials to compare approaches and select a combination that meet the needs of their students and campus.

Resource: Leaders Talk about Health Literacy

CDC’s “Leaders Talk about Health Literacy” web page features information from HHS leaders that can guide offices in developing and promoting health literacy guidelines and principles that align with the goals and strategies of the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy.

Toolkit: English Learner

The English Learner (EL) Toolkit helps state and local education agencies help ELs by fulfilling their obligations under state law. The Toolkit has 10 chapters, one for each section of the Dear Colleague Letter that outlines these obligations, and contains an overview, sample tools, and resources.

Tip Sheet: Federal Resources and Initiatives for Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At Risk

NDTAC released this tip sheet providing an overview of relevant federal offices and programs, as well as data sources, that can be used to support state- and local-level decision-making and planning efforts of programs for youth who are neglected or delinquent. It also offers key questions that program administrators and practitioners can use to dig deeper into federal datasets and initiatives.

Trainings: Substance Abuse Treatment, Child Welfare, and Court Professionals

NCSCW offers free online tutorials for a wide variety of professionals related to substance abuse disorders, treatment, and recovery.

Report: 2014 BRFSS Data

CDC released the 2014 Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) data. The BRFSS is a state-based surveillance system that uses survey phone calls to collect information on risk behaviors, clinical preventive health practices, and health care access for adults 18 and older.

Reports: Regional Behavioral Health Barometers

SAMHSA released a series of behavioral health barometers presenting data for each of the 10 HHS regions of the United States. Each report uses data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health related to youth and adult mental health and substance use and treatment.

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (Funding Opportunities)

This program provides awards to tribal colleges and universities, Alaska Native-serving institutions, and Native Hawaiian-serving institutions to promote high-quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education, research, and outreach.

Share with Youth: LGBT Resources — Learn More, Get Involved, and Be Proud of Who You Are!

Share this YE4C blog post, which provides resources about several LGBT topics such as key terms, issues especially affecting LGBT youth, how to be an ally, and how to get involved in your community!

Training: Bullying Prevention Continuing Education Course

StopBullying.gov’s Bullying Prevention Continuing Education Training Course is now available. This self-directed training includes the latest research and best practices in bullying prevention and features periodic quizzes that allow users to test their knowledge.