Bullying: Dispelling Myths, Enhancing Prevention
Bullying results from a complex combination of factors requiring a multidisciplinary response to prevention.
See also related message from the SAMHSA Administrator.
|SAMHSA In Brief|
Project LIFT Seeks Leadership Program Applicants
SAMHSA's Project LIFT (Leadership Initiatives for Tomorrow) is designed to increase the knowledge and skills of emerging leaders serving communities in greatest need of behavioral health services.
Safe Schools/Healthy Students Program Awards $56.9 Million
SAMHSA has awarded up to $56.9 million in grants for the Safe Schools/Healthy Students program.
Save the Date: Leadership Forum and SAMHSA's Prevention Day
The latest CBHSQ Report presents facts about adolescent substance use, including initiation, receipt of treatment, and emergency department visits for substance use "on an average or typical day."
|From the Administrator|
Taking a Stand against Bullying
Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance and that may be repeated over time.
|Also In This Issue|
Preventing Opioid Overdose and Accidental Death
How do you prevent someone from overdosing on opioid drugs and medications? SAMHSA's Prevention toolkit has answers.
Underage Drinking: Interactive Tool Helps Parents "Start the Talk"
New online simulation gives parents an opportunity to practice having the talk about alcohol with kids.
PCP-Related Emergency Department Visits Rise 400 Percent
SAMHSA's Drug Abuse Warning Network reveals an alarming rise in PCP emergency department visits between 2005 and 2011.
Final Parity Rule Issued
Learn what the final rule on the Federal Parity Law means for insurance coverage of behavioral health services.
Affordable Care Act Update
Q&As on the Health Insurance Marketplace and the latest on efforts to enroll consumers.
Highlights from the Voice Awards 2013
Honoring consumer leaders and the entertainment industry for raising awareness of behavioral health concerns.
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