SAMHSA's latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report shows progress in reducing some forms of substance use, especially among adolescents. The percentage of adolescents aged 12 to 17 who were current (past-month) tobacco users declined by roughly half from 15.2 percent in 2002 to 7.0 percent in 2014.
SAMHSA released its 2014 NSDUH report on mental and substance use disorders as part of the kick-off for the 26th annual observance of National Recovery Month.
Up to $2.4 in Grants To Improve Health and Reduce Cardiometabolic Risk in Youth With Serious Emotional Disturbance and Young Adults With Severe Mental Illness
This Funding Opportunity Announcement from the National Institutes of Health aims to support research grants focused on rigorous effectiveness testing of innovative services interventions that demonstrably reduce the prevalence and magnitude of common health risk factors related to shortened lifespan in youth with serious emotional disturbance and young adults with severe mental illness.
September 16, 2015
Learn about potential financing mechanisms for post-discharge care services aimed at individuals who are at risk of suicide. The speakers will discuss current financing models as well as expected changes that will alter the national health services payment landscape.
September 21, 2015
Webinar: Mental Health Courts—Solving Criminal Justice Problems or Perpetuating Criminal Justice Involvement
Join this webinar by Mental Health America that will provide information about the characteristics of effective mental health courts and offer information about best practices.
Social networks provide a living, constantly updating conversation for stakeholders concerned about mental and substance use disorders.