sábado, 12 de julio de 2014

SAMHSA News: From Youth to Adulthood - Offering Help

SAMHSA News: From Youth to Adulthood - Offering Help


Many young people with behavioral health issues encounter difficulties
once they're no longer eligible for publicly funded children's mental health
services, leaving some to fall through the cracks. Learn about SAMHSA
efforts to meet the needs of these emerging adults.
Chiara de Blasio, daughter of the mayor of New York City, was recognized
for her story of recovery and commitment to help others on National
Children's Mental Health Awareness Day.
The Power of Peer Support: Chiara de Blasio Promotes Mental Health

Also related, statistics on teens and young adults, a 1-year update
on the White House Conference on Mental Health, and a message
from the SAMHSA Administratoron seven myths about youth aging
out of the children's mental health system.
Also in This Issue
Working with clients who have difficulty managing anger can be a
SAMHSA offers a new online course, with continuing education
credit, to learn effective approaches in behavioral health care 
Unregulated and marketed as cigarettes once were, e-cigarettes
pose new concerns regarding nicotine addiction—especially for
middle and high school students.
Exposure to alcohol before birth can cause lifelong problems for
infants and their families. SAMHSA's new Treatment Improvement 
Protocol provides guidance to prevent alcohol-exposed pregnancy 
and assist those affected by it.
Leaders from SAMHSA and the White House Initiative on Asian
Americans and Pacific Islanders convened a forum to address 
workforce development, integrated care, data and surveillance, 
and community engagement.
As part of its wellness initiative, SAMHSA focuses on preventing
cardiovascular disease in individuals with behavioral health conditions. 
Peer groups were given funds to form community walking groups, 
peer support buddies, nutrition and cooking workshops, and other 
community-based efforts.

This interactive page offers new training opportunities, informational
resources, and events of interest to behavioral health practitioners.

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