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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.
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.
Results from the 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH): Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States
Published: March 2023Read key findings from the 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) on substance use, mental health, and treatment. Metrics in the report cover the civilian, noninstitutionalized US population ages 12 and older. Estimates are presented by age group and by race/ethnicity for selected measures. Unlike other NSDUH Annual National Reports, the 2021 report has no discussion of trends over time, because changes in survey methodology mean the indicators are not comparable to past NSDUH estimates.
National Guidelines for Child and Youth Behavioral Health Crisis Care
Published: November 2022The National Guidelines for Child and Youth Behavioral Health Crisis Care offers best practices, implementation strategies, and practical guidance for the design and development of services that meet the needs of children, youth, and their families experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Additional technical guidance is provided in a companion report produced by SAMHSA in conjunction with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, A Safe Place to Be: Crisis Stabilization Services and Other Supports for Children and Youth.