This resource is intended to support local collaborative efforts to reduce the number of school-based arrests and referrals to juvenile court.
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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.
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 and improved social-emotional functioning among children.
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 programs in other states.
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. An analysis of recent successes finds that grantees were most likely to make policy changes focused on expanding screening and assessment, one of the five LAUNCH core strategies, likely because it is simpler and less costly to scale than the other LAUNCH programmatic approaches.
Mass violence events expose survivors and witnesses to trauma, whether they experience the event in person, within the community, or through the media.
This issue of the Supplemental Research Bulletin discusses the effects of mass violence events and the sequence of behavioral health reactions after the event in adult and youth survivors. Several key findings are presented:
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.
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 health consultation in early care and education programs; family strengthening and parent skills training; and integration of behavioral health into primary care settings).
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.
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.