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Provides a range of information on mental health including a section focused on positive mental health and how to promote resiliencefor adolescents.

Connecting Schools and Communities | Behavioral Health/Mental Health

Provides links to multiple hotlines, websites, and other resources for youth who are struggling with mental health issues and substance abuse.

Substance Use Prevention

Promotes better policy and practice around school attendance, including tracking chronic absence data for each student beginning in kindergarten, or ideally earlier, and partnering with families and community agencies to intervene when poor attendance is a problem for students or schools.

Connecting Schools and Communities | Vulnerable Populations

Highlights educational opportunities and resources regarding children’s mental health.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Integration of Behavioral Health into Primary Care

Hosts multimedia resources; activities for trainers; and articles related to early childhood, supporting the healthy development of infants and toddlers, and providing quality relationship-based care to infants and toddlers.

Early Care and Education | Integration of Behavioral Health into Primary Care

Provides early childhood resources that include the President’s early learning agenda, the monthly newsletter from the Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning, and the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge.

Early Care and Education | Education

Offers a map of developmental milestones across several areas, including physical, social, and emotional development as well as thinking and communication skills.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Social and Emotional Well-Being

Lists and describes resources that address youth engagement in community change, education reform, and advocacy.  

Youth Guided

Provides information from national leadership group of teens and young adults advocating for change in the mental health system and other youth-serving systems across the country.

Youth Guided

Features an extensive series of briefs pertaining to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, including best practices in homeless education, best practices in interagency collaboration, and three briefs focusing on children and families displaced by disaster.

Vulnerable Populations