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Depicts a theory of change from the Frontiers of Innovation community for achieving breakthrough outcomes for vulnerable children and families.

Developmentally Appropriate | Family Driven | Vulnerable Populations | Family Strengthening/Family Engagement

Provides newly emerging information from two longitudinal studies about the progression of dating violence in the period between adolescence and early adulthood.

Evidence Based/Informed | Youth Violence Prevention

Addresses findings of the Adverse Childhood Experience’s (ACE) study (grantees are familiar with this study) and suggests that Americans are ready for new approaches to address early childhood trauma and stress. This TED talk calls for a movement to address such trauma.  

Early Childhood | Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Vulnerable Populations

Provides an overview of the risk and impact of bullying and suicide in school-aged children, highlight the connection between these public health issues and the “whole child” concept, and discuss how SAMHSA’s mobile apps and other key resources can help school staff promote bullying prevention an...


Provides a series of tutorials to help youth programs share their services and successes more effectively. The Family and Youth Services Bureau developed these short, online tutorial videos on how to use blogs, videos, and social media to reach target audiences.


Explains The Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) component of Medicaid to assist users with planning, program design, policy development, and community partnership development

Resource Leveraging

Offers step-by-step guidance and examples for creating digital stories.

Youth Guided

Identifies the key factors for maximizing school mental health sustainability and replicability, including community collaboration, maximizing funding streams, role clarification, identifying necessary ancillary services, expanding insurance benefit sets among other factors. 


Highlights two school mental health programs and the common elements of their successful business plans and funding strategies for expanding school mental health services and financing.


Provides a multitude of resources regarding training in improving services and supports for children, adolescents, and young adults with or at risk for mental health challenges and their families