This resource from the Children’s Bureau provides information to youth in foster care on psychotropic medication, and the role they can have in their overall health care, as well as alternate approaches to treatment.
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 Interagency Council on Homelessness works to coordinate the Federal response to homelessness and to create a national partnership at every level of government and with the private sector to reduce and end homelessness in the nation while maximizing the effectiveness of the Federal Government in contributing to the end of homelessness.
This news release describes a report from SAMHSA that reveals that older adolescents and young adults with emotional and behavioral health conditions are much more likely to have significant problems with school performance, employment, and housing stability—demonstrating the critical need for treatment and services for this population.
This publication from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides guidance and tools for early identification of mental health or substance use problems in children and youth in various settings.
The Gateway brings together key health and human services data and statistics. It is designed to complement other government resources such as FirstGov and FedStats. The Gateway covers federal, state and local government sponsored information.
“Helping Youth After Community Trauma: Tips for Educators” provides insight into how students may react after a traumatic event, such as a natural disaster or a death in the school community, and how educators can help.