This Leading Change Report highlights some of the key accomplishments SAMHSA has achieved through its strategic initiatives. SAMHSA developed such initiatives to direct its ongoing efforts to better meet the behavioral health needs of individuals, families, and communities.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products. You can find information on over 5,000 product recalls and recall alerts on the CPSC website.
This guide features short descriptions and links to multiple organizations, programs, publications, tools, and other resources related to internet safety, as well as subtopics like cyberbullying, sexting, self-harm, and suicide.
The “Discussion Tool” was produced by FRIENDS to help State Lead Agencies work with their funded programs to facilitate appropriate conversations when considering implementing evidence-based or evidence-informed programs and practices.
This infographic from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) displays the new nutrition standards established by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which requires the USDA to create standards for all food sold in schools, beyond federally supported meal programs. The infographic also shows examples of foods deemed acceptable both before and after the implementation of the new standards.
This guidance document, developed in collaboration with the National Initiative to Improve Adolescent Health, is designed to help guide state and local agencies and organizations through public health processes that address important adolescent health and safety issues
The purpose of this guidance is to assist State and community planners in applying the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Strategic Prevention Framework to identify and select evidence-based interventions that address local needs and reduce substance abuse problems.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has partnered with OJJDP to create free, online program impact tools that help law enforcement agencies evaluate the effectiveness of their youth programs. The tools include an eight-step guide that can assist in identifying issues related to youth, setting program goals, and measuring outcomes to determine the impact.