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This brief highlights many notable and emerging successes of grantees in expanding and sustaining LAUNCH services through policy changes that advance child wellness goals at the state, territory, or tribal level.

Policy | System Change

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

Ohio is one of seven states awarded a Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) grant in 2013 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Family Driven

This brief highlights many notable and emerging successes of grantees in expanding and sustaining services for children and families in the five core Project LAUNCH strategies (screening and assessment; enhanced home visiting through increased focus on social and emotional well-being; mental heal...

This brief highlights many notable and emerging successes of Project LAUNCH grantees in expanding and sustaining workforce development activities in the initial pilot communities and state-wide.

Capacity Building/Workforce Development

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

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

Nationwide, communities, states, territories, and tribes are pioneering new ways to promote young child wellness through Project LAUNCH, a federal initiative funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Early Childhood

California Project LAUNCH describes experiences with
implementing an early childhood mental health home visiting model, with a focus on lessons learned, preliminary results, and recommendations that support the expansion and sustainability of this approach.

 

Kansas Project LAUNCH summarizes mental health consultation and describes the benefits of  the service and how it was implemented in one county in Kansas.

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