Department of Health and Human Services

IRP Extramural Small Grants 2020 (Funding Opportunity)

The program will support timely secondary analyses of existing data to address emerging policy-relevant research questions and to provide seed funding for preliminary and pilot work that will likely lead to high-impact research.

Resource: Advancing Comprehensive School Mental Health Systems: Guidance from the Field

This report synthesizes the knowledge and guidance of more than 75 national experts to help guide local, state, and national efforts to strengthen school mental health efforts and to start to understand and bring consensus to the quality domains of school mental health.

Communities Talk - Town Hall Meetings to Prevent Underage Drinking (Funding Opportunity)

This initiative will provide community-based organizations with $750 planning stipends to organize conversations about underage alcohol use, its impact, and prevention opportunities with a focus on aspects of underage drinking that are most critical to those local communities.

New Video in TAG Talks Series: Adolescent-Centered Health Care: The Mount Sinai Model

This video series addresses the growing understanding that adolescents and young adults need healthcare that is geared specifically to their needs, and is distinct from services provided to adults or young children.

Resource: The Real Cost Campaign

This campaign addresses the “cost-free” mentality among youth around the use of e-cigarettes. The FDA expanded its award-winning “The Real Cost” campaign to educate the nearly 10.7 million youth aged 12-17 who have ever used e-cigarettes or are open to trying them about the potential risks of e-cigarette use.

Report: 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey

This report details the alarming increase in youth use of any tobacco product increased for the first time in years.