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Guidance to States and School Systems on Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Issues in Schools

SAMHSA and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new joint informational bulletin, Guidance to States and…

IPS Fidelity Scale for Young Adults

Researchers at Transitions ACR, in collaboration with Westat, have developed a new Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Model for…

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee Report to Congress – 2017

The 21st Century Cures Act (Public Law 114-255) authorizes the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) to enhance coordination…

There’s More to Young Adult Unemployment Than Mental Health: What Else to Look For

The unemployment rate of young adults living with serious mental health conditions (SMHCs) is extremely high when compared to young…

Screening Alone Is Not Enough to Address Childhood Trauma

A new brief from Child Trends warns against the increasing reliance on childhood screening alone to identify and respond…

Building a Trauma-Informed Child Welfare System

Beginning in 2011, Connecticut launched a seven year effort to transform the child welfare system to be trauma-informed. The majority…

Helping Young Children Exposed to Trauma: A Systems Approach to Implementing Trauma-Informed Care

This IMPACT provides a summary of the research on the effects of early trauma exposure,  discusses what Connecticut is doing…

Behind the Asterisk*: Perspectives on Young Adult Mental Health from “Small and Hard-to-Reach” Communities

Nia West-Bey & Marlen Mendoza from CLASP recently released a report titled Behind the Asterisk*: Perspectives on Young Adult Mental…

Suicide Rates for Females and Males by Race and Ethnicity: United States, 1999 and 2017

Suicide rates over the last 20 years have increased across every racial group, according to new CDC data. The increases…