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Government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, are integrating trauma-informed approaches into federal initiatives and programs. In collaboration with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), James Bell Associates and Education Development Center prepared two resources that highlight and describe trauma-informed initiatives focused on Trauma-Informed Initiatives at the Systems Level and Profiles of Select Trauma-Informed Programs.
Using the Program Sustainability Assessment Tool to Assess and Plan for sustainability.
Using data from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being II (NSCAW II), this article examines the impact of caregiver substance abuse on children’s exposure to violence in the home in a nationally representative sample of families involved with child protective services (CPS). Logistic regression analyses indicate an increased risk of witnessing mild and severe violence in the home for children whose primary caregiver was abusing alcohol or drugs.
The SAMHSA Strategic Plan FY2019-FY2023 outlines five priority areas with goals and measurable objectives that provide a roadmap to carry out the vision and mission of SAMHSA related to behavioral health.
In response to the Administration’s 2010 National Drug Control Strategy, the U.S. Department of Justice established the Federal Interagency Task Force on Drug Endangered Children (DEC).The DEC Task Force Federal Partnerships Subcommittee conducted an assessment of promising practices in the field and of training modules provided by federal, state, local, tribal, and community-based providers across the country. This toolkit is a compilation of many of those practices for your use, separated into three categories: (1) increasing DEC awareness, (2) fostering community collaboration and (3) creating a more effective response.
This document developed by SAMHSA provides brief summaries of substance abuse prevention strategies and associated programs that have been evaluated to determine their effects on the nonmedical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD.) It should be considered a resource for state and community prevention practitioners seeking information on interventions to reduce NMUPD
This bulletin discusses the second National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV II), which was conducted in 2011 as a followup to the original NatSCEV I survey.
This fact sheet offers practical suggestions physicians can use in general pediatric offices to identify, treat, and refer adolescent patients who may be misusing or abusing opioids.