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 […]
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Reimagining Wellness: Preventing Suicide Among Black Boys A four-part vignette series that addresses this acute trend. These short films feature interviews with experts ― a policymaker, school-based mental health program director, senior social impact advisor, and community capacity building manager ― who share their unique perspectives on improving well-being and reducing mental health disparities […]
World Suicide Prevention Day 2021
Additional suicide resources.
SAMHSA has published a series of Advisories based on existing Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIPs) and Technical Assistance Publications (TAPs). These Advisories summarize updated guidance and recommendations on topics in the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment field. Check them out here.
From HHS. The Surgeon General Releases Call to Action to Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG)—in collaboration with the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance)—released The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Implement the National […]