Women have a one in five chance of experiencing depression at some point during their lifetime. Stressful situations, such as being a mother to young children, increase a woman’s likelihood of experiencing depression.
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A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General raises public health concerns about e-cigarette use among U.S. youth and young adults.
Describes how an investigation of the Ferguson Police Department revealed a pattern or practice of unlawful conduct within that violates the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, and federal statutory law.
Examines six cities that were invited to SAMHSA for a listening session to present their innovative approaches to addressing trauma. This blog post is part of a series that highlights community approaches in selected implementation domains, and how each city is working to create safer and healthi...
Explores principles and strategies for engaging youth and young adults in decisions that affect them and the well-being of their communities.
Examines the long-term effects on low-income parents and children of moving from very disadvantaged to less distressed neighborhoods, using data from a unique, large-scale randomized social experiment— the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Moving to Opportunity (MTO) demonstr...
Provides insight on why police should prioritize non-law enforcement activities, whether in the form of building community relationships, sharing information, or providing at-risk citizens with specialized assistance.
Summarizes lessons learned from an experience with civil unrest, to offer guidance/strategies to communities around: 1) improving resilience, 2) identifying potential issues, 3) developing ways to address these issues before they become bigger problems, and 4) preparing to constructively manage u...
Describes steps that local community leaders can take after civil unrest or a divisive community incident. They also include long-term strategies to take once the immediate crisis has passed, to address the underlying causes of the conflict.