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Underage Drinking: Myths vs. Facts
Published: May 2023This fact sheet is written specifically for preteens and teens. It compares the myths with the facts about alcohol use among youth and the effects of alcohol use. This fact sheet can help parents and prevention professionals start conversations about underage drinking and alcohol misuse.
Advisory: Evidence-Based, Whole Person Care of Pregnant People Who Have Opioid Use Disorder
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Poster - Youth Warning Signs
Published: April 2023This 18x24 inch poster helps publicize youth suicide warning signs, and provides access to a life-saving resource; the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. This poster is designed to be placed in school counseling offices, clinics, pediatrician offices, and other settings relevant to families.
Moving Beyond Change Efforts: Evidence and Action to Support and Affirm LGBTQI+ Youth
Published: March 2023This report provides behavioral health professionals, researchers, policymakers and other audiences with a comprehensive research overview and accurate information about effective and ineffective therapeutic practices related to youth of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity.
Community Engagement: An Essential Component of an Effective and Equitable Substance Use Prevention System
Tips for Teens: The Truth about Alcohol (Spanish version)
Published: May 2022This Spanish language fact sheet for teens provides facts about alcohol. It describes short- and long-term effects and helps dispel common myths. It also can be used by prevention professionals, educators, health care providers, and others who come in contact with teens on a regular basis.
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Service Use among Adults and Adolescents
Published: April 2021This chartbook uses combined 2015 to 2019 data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) to present nationally representative estimates of mental health service utilization among adults aged 18 or older and adolescents aged 12 to 17 within different racial/ethnic groups in the United States. The percentages are annual averages.
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Alcohol
Facts on Underage Drinking
Behavioral Health Equity Report 2021: Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators Measured from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)
Published: March 2021This report provides an update on a series of topics focusing on substance use and mental health (collectively referred to as behavioral health) in the United States. SAMHSA selected specific topics and indicators in this report to represent a cross-section of the key behavioral health indicators that are assessed in SAMHSA data collections, including NSDUH. This report is intended to provide a concise, reader-friendly summary of key behavioral health measures for lay and professional audiences.