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SAMHSA announces the release of a new report, Helping Children and Youth Who Have Traumatic Experiences, which shows that nearly half of the nation’s children have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. This framework enhances care coordination across multiple systems that wo...

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Trauma Informed/Response

The SBDI Toolkit provides a step-by-step guide for implementing prevention strategies and action steps that schools can implement to effectively prevent and manage emotional-behavioral crises among students. 

School Violence

Parents and school personnel can help children feel safe by establishing a sense of normalcy and security and talking with them about their fears after acts of violence, particularly in schools.

School Violence

Lessons learned from school emergencies highlight the importance of preparing school officials and first responders to implement emergency operations plans.

School Violence

The following resources provide information about the opioid crisis and its impact on children and families; youth focused substance abuse treatment and prevention strategies; and approaches to address the opioid epidemic as a public health crisis.

Opioid Use

Mass violence events expose survivors and witnesses to trauma, whether they experience the event in person, within the community, or through the media.

Community Violence | School Violence

An online resource toolkit for schools facing a suicide death by a student or other community member and offers materials such as research, templates, and links to additional information and resources.

Suicide Prevention

Obesity is a growing problem that now affects one in five children in the United States. Local policies, living conditions, and environments influence daily choices that affect the health of our youth. 

Obesity

Eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and compulsive overeating are becoming increasingly common in children and youth.

Eating Disorders

Trauma can occur to children and youth as a result of violence, abuse, neglect, loss, and other emotionally harmful experiences.

School Violence | Trauma Informed/Response | Youth Violence Prevention

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