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Each of Wisconsin’s LEAs: Racine, Menominee and Beloit, convened a SS/HS Core Management Team (CMT) to collaboratively lead, plan, and implement local SS/HS strategies to address the needs of students, families, and community.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Developmentally Appropriate | Evidence Based/Informed | Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | Parent Skills Training | Policy | Screening and Assessment | Social and Emotional Well-Being | Substance Use Prevention | Suicide Prevention | Sustainability | System Change | Trauma Informed/Response | Youth Guided

Pennsylvania is integrating five previously discrete SAMHSA-sponsored initiatives to create a comprehensive system of care for families, children, and youth with behavioral health needs from birth to adulthood.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Capacity Building/Workforce Development | Connecting Schools and Communities | Family Driven | Youth Guided

Pennsylvania’s SS/HS initiative has developed a protocol to guide community-level teams in identifying and selecting well-founded programs and practices to address salient student and school needs that fit the local circumstances and context.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Evidence Based/Informed | Family Driven | Youth Guided

School professionals and students across all seventeen school districts in York County, Pennsylvania formed an active student-led Youth Mental Health Alliance (Alliance) that serves as a catalyst “to end the stigma of mental illness, and to ensure that mental-health resources are available to eve...

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Connecting Schools and Communities | Family Driven | Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | System Change | Vulnerable Populations | Youth Guided

Discusses the importance of positive youth development, community building, and youth involvement. Provides information about how you can put positive youth development principles into practice.

Connecting Schools and Communities | Youth Guided

Describes four areas of work that are central to developing a whole-school youth development approach and includes hyperlinks to tools that can be modified and adapted to support efforts to pursue a youth development approach in a particular setting.

Cultural Linguistic Competency | Youth Guided

Summarizes a survey of American middle and high school students who were missing school and asked them why they skip and what they perceive the consequences to be.

Connecting Schools and Communities | Youth Guided

Contains practical advice for engaging youth in community policy and decision-making groups. 

Youth Guided

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

Youth Guided

This manual was designed to help readers learn about youth-adult partnerships, establish and communicate one's own point of view about youth-adult partnerships, and build consensus on key youth-adult partnership issues with other stakeholders. 

Youth Guided