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The Evolution of the System of Care Approach for Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Mental Health Conditions and Their Families

The system of care (SOC) approach was first introduced in the mid-1980s to address well-documented problems in mental health systems…

The Neurobiology of Compassionate Leadership

The success or failure of a leader is deeply rooted in human nature, as the capacity to unite the…

Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data Summary & Trends Report

The CDC recently released an updated Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data Summary & Trends Report capturing the years 2009-2019. This…

Treatment for Youth and Young Adults with Mood Disorders and other Serious Emotional Disturbances and Co-occurring Substance Use

This guide reviews interventions on treating substance misuse and substance use disorders (SUD) in youth with serious emotional disturbances (SED),…

Reaching Youth: At Risk for Substance Use and Misuse

This resource guide was compiled to address the need for comprehensive, evidence-based information to help states implement new early intervention…

Supporting Child, Caregiver, and Family Well-Being in Times of Crisis: Strategies to Promote Effective Virtual and Phone Engagement

Anyone who interacts with children, caregivers and families has an opportunity to reach out and provide encouragement, support and information…

Racial Disparities in Youth Incarceration Persist

This report published in February 2021 by The Sentencing Project emphasizes the need for continued work relating to addressing…

Promoting a Healthy Weight from Birth

Strategies to Improve Early Childhood Feeding Practices and Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Obesity Childhood obesity…

Death Rates Due to Suicide and Homicide Among Persons Aged 10–24: United States, 2000–2017

 Deaths due to suicide and homicide, often referred to collectively as violent deaths, have consistently been a…