Offers a 24 hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline that is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK(8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers.
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Presents fundamental facts on the rationale for using Evidence Based Practices (EBPs) within behavioral health service systems.
Presents an example of how multiple Evidence Based Practices can be leveraged across several service providers to meet a range of mental health needs for children and youth.
Helps coalitions, public health professionals, and other community stakeholders develop, implement, and evaluate a successful sustainability plan.
Offers free information, in both English and Spanish, on health topics, including maternal and infant care, obesity, fertility/infertility, and pregnancy.
Enumerates that adolescents who do not get enough sleep are more likely to suffer from depressive symptoms and engage in unhealthy risk behaviors such as drinking, smoking tobacco, and using illicit drugs. The article discusses the affect school start times have on adolescent sleep patterns.
Provides information on research design and the process of conducting strong evaluations around access outreach program services.
Hosts a web-based textbook that introduces evaluation concepts and describes the research process. Topics covered include research planning, sampling, instrument selection, construction of new instruments, and data analysis.
Provides information and reports from the multi-site evaluation of Project LAUNCH, focusing on outcomes for children and families living in Project LAUNCH communities and the impact of the initiative on increasing community wellness.
Highlights educational opportunities and resources regarding children’s mental health.