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SAMHSA's Tips for Survivors: Coping with Grief After Community Violence revies the signs of grief and anger, provides information about how to cope with grief, and offers tips for helping children cope with grief.

Community Violence

Healthy development depends on the interplay between protective and risk factors that affect a child through early adulthood. Identity formation, parent and peer relations, and connection to community. Research reveals that experiencing marginalization, physical or verbal threats, discrimination,...


Suicide was the second leading cause of death for youth ages 15 to 24. The causes of suicide are complex and determined by multiple combinations of factors, including mental illness, exposure to violence, painful losses, social isolation, and substance abuse. 

Suicide Prevention

Provides information and resources to assist practitioners within the health and social service systems to implement best practices in engaging/helping families and/or caregivers to support their lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) children.