Commemorates National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month by providing facts about teen dating violence and offering links to hotlines and other resources that can offer interested individuals more information on how to prevent teen dating violence in their communities.
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Presents a number of different statistics related to different types of child trauma including the number of children affected and the number of youth requiring hospital treatment for physical assault-related injuries. The infographic also summarizes important facts about childhood trauma, such as signs of traumatic stress and short-term and long-term effects.
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. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
Presents a guide and video for parents which provides helpful information on talking to their college- bound young adults about alcohol use consequences. The two resources focus primarily on the academic and health consequences of underage drinking during the first year of college.
Introduces a SAMHSA study which is the first research study that provides insight on substance use initiation patterns among the one in every five full-time college students (aged 18 to 22) using illicit or potentially harmful substances.
Provides parents of children ages 9 to 15 with the tools and information they need to start talking with their children early about the dangers of alcohol. Includes a suite of materials that helps reinforce the underage drinking prevention campaign's messages.
Presents resources, tools, and materials that can be used during the SAMHSA Recovery Month in September to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use issues, and celebrate the people who recover. Most of the materials can also be used during other months of the year as well.
Provides resources that were published during 2015 National Recovery Month in order to help communities and families engage in helping and supporting youth living in recovery from a mental health or substance abuse disorder.
Presents a NCHS Health E-Stat study which examines suicide rates and methods among young adults aged 18–24, by sex and race and Hispanic origin, using recent mortality data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS). Among teenagers and young adults aged 15 to 24, suicide was the second leading cause of death in 2013.
Monitors six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults, including: behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection; alcohol and other drug use; tobacco use; unhealthy dietary behaviors; and inadequate physical activity.
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