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Mental Health

The 2024 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (National Strategy) and Federal Action Plan

The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2024 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (National Strategy) and accompanying Federal Action Plan. SAMHSA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance), led the development of these […]


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National Stress Awareness Month

April is National Stress Awareness Month. In light of the recent collapse of the Baltimore Key Bridge, it is important to recognize the critical role of disaster behavioral health in providing immediate mental health support, education, and resources to promote resilience and aid in the recovery process. The frequency and severity of both natural and human-caused disasters […]


International Long Covid Awareness Day

Today is International #LongCovidAwarenessDay where we acknowledge the unique impacts of Long Covid which can include mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Click the link below to read The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s advisory for more information on symptoms, related conditions, recommended treatments, and how to […]


We Think Twice™ Mental Health for Young Men – Partner Promotional Toolkit

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


New Year’s Resolutions: Building Good Mental Health Habits

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 […]


An African American Holiday Self-Care Guide

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 […]


NSDUH 2022 Data Available

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 […]


Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention for LGTBTQIA2S+ Youth

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 ~ Reentry

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.