Help young men develop good mental health practices. Share the latest resource from We Think Twice™, designed to encourage self-awareness and offer a set of tools for managing mental health. The new webpage can be found here: https://www.wethinktwice.acf.hhs.gov/mental-health
Date: December 27, 2023 Category: Mental Health By: Anita Everett, M.D. DFAPA, Director of the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) Happy New Year! By now, the hustle and bustle and stress of the holiday season is behind us. You have probably spent weeks shopping, gift-giving, and visiting with friends and family – mostly time spent focusing […]
Embark on a transformative holiday journey with our guide tailored to the African American community. Recognizing that the season may evoke emotions of isolation, grief, stress, family dynamics, and trauma, this resource becomes a trusted companion. Offering insightful tips, it encourages self-reflection to uncover individual needs, empowering individuals to navigate the holiday season with resilience […]
SAMHSA has just released the 2022 National Survey on Drug Use and Health results, accompanied by a newly offered companion infographic. The 2022 sample size was 71,369 and used multi-mode collection methods in gathering the self-reported data from respondents. Some findings include the following results: Among the 137.4 million (or 48.7%) current alcohol users aged 12 or […]
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center in partnership with NORC at the University of Chicago, developed a full series of resource guides to help professionals, families, and communities support the mental well-being of the LGBTQIA2S+ youth.
Best Practices for Successful Reentry From Criminal Justice Settings for People Living With Mental Health Conditions and/or Substance Use Disorders This guide examines the types of interventions that support successful reentry for adults with mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders who are leaving jail/prison.
HIV & Trauma Awareness for First Responders: Training for Effective Support Treating Co-Occuring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Through a Recovery Lens Best Substance Use Disorder Practices for Case Managers https://attcnetwork.org/centers/global-attc/training-and-events-calendar?center=2 The Treatment of Substance Use Disorders in Unhoused Individuals
May 2023 This month, the Surgeon General released two new advisories. Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation focuses on the powerful effects of social connection on our health. Social Media and Youth Mental Health examines the current evidence on the impacts of social media on the mental health of children and adolescents, and steps needed to ensure social […]
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Data Summary & Trends Report: 2011–2021 provides the most recent surveillance data, as well as 10-year trends, on health behaviors and experiences among high school students in the United States (U.S.) related to adolescent health and well-being. These include sexual behaviors, substance use, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, experiences […]