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Connecticut’s SS/HS initiative, administered by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, State Department of Education, and Court Support Services Division, and with strong collaboration from Department of Children and Families, supported three SS/HS local school districts that ser...

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Connecting Schools and Communities | Early Childhood | Social and Emotional Well-Being | Trauma Informed/Response

In 2013, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services was awarded a Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Family Strengthening/Family Engagement

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Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Sustainability | System Change

In September of 2013, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) was one of seven states awarded the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  Wisconsin’s SS/HS grant initiative is a collaborative effort bet...

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Education | Juvenile Justice/System Involved Youth | Partnership

This resource is intended for educators, family leaders and others interested in strengthening their family engagement approaches and practices in schools and classrooms. 

Family Strengthening/Family Engagement

SAMHSA announces the release of a new report, Helping Children and Youth Who Have Traumatic Experiences, which shows that nearly half of the nation’s children have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. This framework enhances care coordination across multiple systems that wo...

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Trauma Informed/Response

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a critical document in establishing coordinated efforts in a school-justice partnership among schools, courts, and other relevant agencies.

Partnership | School Violence

This resource is intended to support local collaborative efforts to reduce the number of school-based arrests and referrals to juvenile court.

Connecting Schools and Communities | Partnership

The SBDI Toolkit provides a step-by-step guide for implementing prevention strategies and action steps that schools can implement to effectively prevent and manage emotional-behavioral crises among students. 

School Violence

Parents and school personnel can help children feel safe by establishing a sense of normalcy and security and talking with them about their fears after acts of violence, particularly in schools.

School Violence

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