Project LAUNCH—Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s
Health—promotes the well-being of children age zero to 8. What happens in these years may set the stage for everything that follows. Read more . . .
Project LAUNCH’s grantee in Maine serves children and families struggling with poverty and substance abuse. The Community Caring Collaborative is making sure at-risk children get the help they need before they reach school age.
The 5th anniversary event convened in Washington, DC, for creative expressions by local 5-year-olds. In the evening, a forum of child experts answered audience questions.
One of the world’s foremost authorities on child development and a tireless advocate for families with young children, Dr. Brazelton received a Special Recognition Award from SAMHSA.
A recent report, Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Young Children and Their Families, describes the academic, social, and emotional performance outcomes of children age 8 and younger receiving services in systems of care.
The Act, signed into law in March by President Obama, will change what services will be available to individuals who have mental and addiction disorders.
AI/AN youth are 10 times more likely to attempt suicide than their non-Native peers. This publication, developed in collaboration with tribal councils, elders, and experts, presents ideas for community action.
Cynthia K. Hansen, Ph.D., talks about suicide prevention and collaborating with a diverse community to create To Live To See the Great Day That Dawns.
A day in the life of some American teenagers includes more than texting, driving around, and doing homework.
States are achieving their monitoring goals, but sales of tobacco to minors increased nationally in 2009. The Synar Report offers recent data.
Is a mother’s depression a factor in a young person’s smoking? If a mother smokes, does that affect her teen?
A recent report from SAMHSA’s Office of Applied Studies shows trends in teen smoking.
SAMHSA Administrator Pamela S. Hyde, J.D., asked for your feedback on the terms we use in our field. Here’s what you said. Read the responses so far.
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SAMHSA has received more than 150 emails in response to the Administrator’s call for comments. Read selected responses.
The realistic depiction of substance abuse and mental illness in film and television is spotlighted.
“Quick Guides” for counselors and physicians summarize Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies into Medical Practice, SAMHSA’s Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 49.
Activities in 27 metropolitan areas of the United States are highlighted in Metro Briefs recently released by SAMHSA.
The Arthur S. Flemming Award for national public leadership honors SAMHSA’s Kana Enomoto.
Facilities received honors from SAMHSA for reducing seclusion & restraint practices.
Study shows 111-percent increase in emergency department visits involving prescription opioid pain relievers.
For 2010 celebrations in September, planning toolkits and posters are in print and online at RecoveryMonth.gov.
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