Mental Health

Resource: Remembering Trauma: Connecting the Dots between Complex Trauma and Misdiagnosis in Youth

This film highlights the importance of using a trauma lens when working within child-serving systems and the potentially detrimental impact of excluding a trauma framework.

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.

Resources: Briefs on Prolonged Youth Homelessness

These briefs discuss characteristics and experiences of young people who are homeless for prolonged periods of time, including the intersection with serious mental illness, and provide information on promising interventions for this population.

Resource: Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress Toolkit for Health Care Providers

This toolkit, developed by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, guides medical professionals in effectively assessing and treating medical traumatic stress in children and families.