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Connecticut’s SS/HS initiative, administered by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, State Department of Education, and Court Support Services Division, and with strong collaboration from Department of Children and Families, supported three SS/HS local school districts that ser...

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Connecting Schools and Communities | Early Childhood | Social and Emotional Well-Being | Trauma Informed/Response

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Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Sustainability | System Change

In September of 2013, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) was one of seven states awarded the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  Wisconsin’s SS/HS grant initiative is a collaborative effort bet...

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Education | Juvenile Justice/System Involved Youth | Partnership

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

This issue brief reviews findings from the Project LAUNCH grantee evaluations, highlighting the promising approaches to behavioral health integration among the Project LAUNCH grantees and the impact of these efforts, including increased screening and early referrals from primary care providers an...

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Integration of Behavioral Health into Primary Care

This issue brief further examines the impact of ECMHC on children, families, and ECE and home visiting staff based on the Project LAUNCH grantee evaluations, and identifies lessons from this work that can inform the successful expansion of ECMHC services within ECE settings and home visiting prog...

Behavioral Health/Mental Health

School bus drivers play an instrumental role in both promoting student mental health and reducing violence and bullying among students.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Capacity Building/Workforce Development | Evidence Based/Informed | School Violence | Sustainability | Trauma Informed/Response

The Boys Town Specialized Classroom model was implemented to reduce disruptive behaviors, discipline referrals, and absenteeism among students with emotional and behavioral problems in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Disparities/Disproportionalities | Evaluation | Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | School Violence | Sustainability | System Change

To increase the number of students receiving mental health services, Connecticut schools have engaged community mental health providers in delivering school-based care.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Connecting Schools and Communities | Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | Resource Leveraging | Screening and Assessment | Sustainability | System Change | Vulnerable Populations

National data suggests that LGBTQ youth are at greater risk than their peers for mental health challenges, including depression and suicide.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Disparities/Disproportionalities | LGBTQI-2S | Policy | School Violence | Vulnerable Populations

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