• Youth Against Brick Wall

    Jail Diversion Programs Help Youth

    Approximately 1.9 million youth under the age of 18 were arrested in 2009. And in many cases, these young people have unmet needs for behavioral health services.

    Approximately 1.9 million youth under the age of 18 were arrested in 2009. And in many cases, these young people have unmet needs for behavioral health services.

    Approximately 1.9 million youth under the age of 18 were arrested in 2009. And in many cases, these young people have unmet needs for behavioral health services.

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    Recovery Support Services Enhance Change

    Recovery residences are just one example of recovery support services that help people recovering from mental and substance use disorders – including serious mental illnesses – get and stay well, find housing, get an education or a job, and live full lives in their communities.

    Recovery residences are just one example of recovery support services that help people recovering from mental and substance use disorders – including serious mental illnesses – get and stay well, find housing, get an education or a job, and live full lives in their communities.

    Recovery residences are just one example of recovery support services that help people recovering from mental and substance use disorders – including serious mental illnesses – get and stay well, find housing, get an education or a job, and live full lives in their communities.

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Managing Chronic Pain & Medication Misuse

Learn how health care providers are using new tools to help patients manage chronic pain while limiting long-term health risks and without misusing addicting medications.

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Suicide and Middle-Aged Men

The death of Robin Williams shocked the nation and raised awareness about the growing concern of suicide by middle-aged men. But mental health experts are embarking on new strategies to prevent and more effectively work with this population.
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New Suicide Prevention App

SAMHSA's newest suicide prevention resource, the Suicide Safe mobile app was released in March to promote prevention strategies that help health care professionals and others to address suicide risk.
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Better Data to Improve Behavioral Health

A new partnership between SAMHSA and USDA will provide better data and information about behavioral health in America – especially rural and hard-to-reach communities.

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