This work updates the 1994 book Reducing Risks for Mental Disorders and contains information on the status of research on programs in mental health and substance abuse prevention for children, youth...

Recent research suggests that mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders tend to be related and stem from a set of common conditions, but much current research and practice continue to deal with...

Adding to recent research that clinical depression may be preventable, this article argues that the health care system should provide access to evidence-based depression prevention programs, much as...

This article describes the challenges of estimating the extent to which poverty affects children’s mental, emotional, and behavioral health. It argues that better understanding   of the ways that...

This article discusses the evidence that American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) suffer disproportionately from mental health problems compared to other Americans, how the expansion of services...

This brief defines trauma and describes its effect on young children and adolescents. It discusses ways that trauma can be recognized in children and how adults can help children develop skills to...

This resource discusses the connections between substance abuse, violence, and emotional disorders amongst children and adolescents. It also details the negative effects that substance abuse imposes...

Developing safe schools requires collaboration between juvenile justice providers (JJ), law enforcement, mental health providers (MH), and educators. Based on knowledge from the Safe Schools and...

This brief discusses the negative consequences of untreated and undiagnosed mental health conditions of youth. It describes the importance of partnership between schools and mental health providers...

This brief identifies elements that put an individual’s behavioral, social, and emotional health at risk and discusses ways that school administrators can help build the social and emotional health...

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