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 paper reports on the development and implementation of Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS), a family-centered intervention for families facing the effect of wartime deployments.  It pays...

The purpose of this guide is to present a rationale for adopting the positive behavioral approach to issues, describe its key features, and illustrate processes, structures, and supports for this...

This report is composed of excerpts from articles, reports and disciplinary data from individual schools and school districts that have implemented the restorative services program.  These snapshots...

This guide is to help individuals who would like to organize discussion about mental health within their community in order to break down the misperceptions and build a healthy, supportive community...

After people have organized and discussed issues in the community regarding mental health and have come up with clear objectives for a program, the next step is to develop a community-based program...

This template, developed by School-Based Health Alliance in partnership with the Center for School Mental Health, can be used to plan and evaluate new or established mental health programs in...

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