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...

This resource observes the effects deployment has on children and their families’ mental health through three main phases: pre-deployment, deployment, and post deployment. It also provides...

This guide provides SS/HS project directors with information on developing sustainable school mental health (SMH) programs. It presents strategies to consider when working with public and private...

This is a Safe Schools and Healthy Students (SS/HS) guide to implementing research based mental health promotion and prevention programs in elementary and middle schools. This guide describes seven...

This publication discusses suicide of young people from ages 10-19. It explores ways schools can prevent suicide by learning how to recognize and respond to its warning signs as well as responding...

This article provides teachers and school staff with various ways to recognize and respond to the warning signs of suicide. It places an emphasis on communication between teachers, school staff, and...

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