Substance Use/Misuse

The purpose of the program is to support community-based overdose prevention programs, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services.
The Surgeon General’s Advisory on Protecting Youth Mental Health lays out a series of recommendation that individuals, families, community organizations, social media companies, governments, and others can take to improve mental health for children and young adults. Learn more.
This Advisory reviews the evidence on prescription stimulant misuse among youth and young adults. It establishes prescription stimulant misuse as a public health problem, identifies associated risk and protective factors, and provides programs and action steps for stakeholders to prevent misuse. Learn more. ...
This factsheet shares how agencies and offices across HHS are working together to advance behavioral health for children, youth, and their families, with an emphasis on youth mental health and substance use since taking office, including: ensuring access to quality, affordable health care, investing in community-based youth mental health and substance ...
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), with other NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), intends to promote a new initiative by publishing a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit ...
The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to provide competitive grant funds for Regional Partnership Grants (RPGs) to improve the well-being of, and to improve the permanency outcomes for children and families affected by opioids and other substance abuse. These targeted grants will be awarded to regional ...
If someone's life is in danger, call 911 or your local emergency number. We have shared crisis support services for specific needs.
The CRAFFT 2.1+N HONC screening tool can assist health professionals with assessing substance use and vaping. Learn more and access this and other validated screening tools.
Researchers recently published an article regarding findings that teen e-cigarette, alcohol, and marijuana use either decreased or stayed the same since the COVID-19 lockdown.
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