Parents, caregivers, and caring adults

Share with Youth: 2019 - 2020 Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) eInternship

These eInternships are virtual, giving students the ability to create a flexible schedule. eInterns have the opportunity to connect with each other and work collaboratively. eInterns work virtually10 hours a week from September 2019 through May 2020.

Resource: Newly-Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Adolescent Substance Use, Addiction, and Treatment: A TAG Talk

This new video discusses the importance of addressing substance use and addiction in adolescents and young adults and the most effective approaches to treating addiction, including opioid addiction.

Resource: Cyberbullying: What Parents Can Do

This blog post provides parents with tips on how to start a conversation with their child about cyberbullying and walks them through potential problems or risks their child might experience.

Resource: Evidence-Based Treatments for Anxiety Disorders in Youth

This distance learning video explores the criteria for juvenile anxiety disorders, how they differ from adult anxiety disorders, the evidence-based treatments for juvenile anxiety disorders, and the differential diagnoses.

Resource: Sports Safety

This webpage provides parents with resources and key prevention tips for helping children and youth avoid sports- and recreation-related injuries.

Federal Resources for Helping Youth Cope after a School Shooting

To help youth cope with school shooting incidents, youth.gov has compiled a list of federal resources those who work with youth can use to address trauma and bolster resilience.

Resource: Psychiatric Diagnoses in Youth and Young Adults Video

This video provides an overview of psychiatric diagnoses in youth and young adults, including symptoms of various mental disorders, treatment options, and support services, as well as links to SAMHSA’s related educational materials for caregivers and young adults.

Resource: An Unlikely Partnership: Strengthening Families Touched by Incarceration Video

Based on an innovative partnership, this film highlights how investment in strong, nurturing, parent-child relationships can reduce recidivism and keep parents from reoffending.

An Unlikely Partnership: Strengthening Families Touched by Incarceration

Based on an innovative partnership, this film highlights how investment in strong, nurturing, parent-child relationships can reduce recidivism and keep parents from reoffending.