This report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health and Services Administration provides an overview of behavioral health in the United States, with data provided by the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
Mental Health Publications
The report, “Leading Change 2.0: Advancing the Behavioral Health of the Nation 2015–2018” provides the agency’s strategic plan for increasing awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, expanding prevention efforts, promoting emotional health and wellness, increasing access to effective treatment, and supporting recovery.
This guide from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides tips for professional care providers and administrators in understanding the role of culture in the delivery of substance use and mental health services.
This resource hub from the Justice Research and Statistics Association contains the abstracts of reports produced by state Statistical Analysis Centers beginning in 2004, with links to full reports.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has developed a free smartphone app that provides parents, caretakers, educators, and others with information and support to address youth bullying.
This report from The Opportunity Agenda provides an overview of the U.S. public discourse on crime, the criminal justice system, and criminal justice reform.
This report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes differences in the use of nonmedication mental health services among boys and girls ages 12–17 with serious emotional and behavioral difficulties.
This report from The Commonwealth Fund discusses strategies that states are using to promote integrated healthcare delivery as part of an effort to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to Medicaid beneficiaries with co-occurring behavioral health conditions.
This tip card by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children provides more than 20 recommendations to help law enforcement address and investigate cyberbullying in their communities.
This study by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention examines the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their negative repercussions among youth involved with the juvenile justice system in Florida.