This policy guide is written for youth- and young adult-led groups and organizations that want to make changes in policies related to mental health and other human services that affect them and other transition-age youth.
This bulletin developed by SAMHSA’s Disaster Technical Assistance Center, describes how mass violence affects the behavioral health of adult, adolescent, and child survivors or witnesses of a mass violence incident.
These reports and detailed tables present findings and data based on results of the 2016 NSDUH, an annual survey that provides national and state-level data on mental health and the use of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs in the United States.
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.
This short film, developed by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network along with other partners, 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.