This webinar will discuss research, supports, and strategies for helping youth and young adults with psychiatric disabilities achieve successful employment outcomes.
Mental Health Announcements
Marking a milestone in ongoing efforts to address mental health in the criminal justice system, more than 100 counties have passed resolutions in support of Stepping Up, a national initiative to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in county jails.
This conference will focus on how to transition from traditional mental health service models to the next generation of programs and services that better meet the needs of youth and emerging adults with mental health disorders.
Hosted by the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health, this annual conference is an opportunity for mental health advocates and professionals to learn about the social, emotional, and behavioral health challenges that 1 in 5 children in the U.S. face
The U.S. House of Representatives allotted $13 million for the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment Crime and Reduction Act (MIOTCRA) within the larger $51.4 billion FY2016 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill it passed June 3.
Last week, the National Association of Counties, the Council of State Governments Justice Center, and the American Psychiatric Foundation, along with a number of diverse partner organizations, launched Stepping Up, a national initiative to safely reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jails. We are asking you to join us.
The strategic plan outlines the agency’s research priorities for the next 5 years.
The International Association for Youth Mental Health’s third international conference, “Transformations: Next Generation Youth Mental Health,” will feature new and emerging developments aimed at making a global impact on the youth mental health field.
This webinar will discuss how behavioral health is a frequently unaddressed issue in racial and ethnic minority communities, and will provide an overview of approaches to address disparities in the use of mental health services.
This brief from the National Association of Counties provides an overview of the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on county jail systems across the country, particularly with the suspension and termination of Medicaid coverage.