Mental Health

Report: Psychotropic Medication Use among Children Who Are Subjects of Child Protective Services Investigations: Does Court Oversight Matter?

This brief examines courts’ roles in overseeing psychotropic medication prescriptions for children who were the subjects of child maltreatment investigations. It also explores the relationship between oversight roles, rates of psychotropic medication use, and rates at which children were re-reported to child protection agencies.

Share with Youth: Never Give Up: A Complex Trauma Film by Youth for Youth

This short film features a diverse cast of seven youth and young adults who describe the trauma they experienced and how they tapped into their resilience and found their way to recovery.

Share with Youth: A Roadmap to Behavioral Health: A Guide to Using Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services

This guide provides an eight step road map for understanding behavioral health, finding and accessing appropriate providers, and staying on the road to recovery.

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.