The purpose of this program is to enhance state capacity and infrastructure to better respond to the needs of children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances and their families by providing information, referrals, and support to families who have a child, youth, or adolescent with mental health challenges.
State Participation in the Medicaid Expansion Provision of the Affordable Care Act: Implications for Uninsured Individuals With a Behavioral Health Condition
According to this SAMHSA report, among the 5.3 million individuals with a behavioral health disorder who were eligible for Medicaid expansion, 33.9 percent (or 1.8 million) lived in a non-Medicaid expansion state, and 15.3 percent (or 808,000) lived in an undecided state.
Report Shows the Affordable Care Act Could Provide Behavioral Health Care Coverage to 5.3 Million Low-Income, Uninsured Americans
New SAMHSA report indicates the Affordable Care Act of 2010 could provide expanded access to behavioral health care for 5.3 million low-income, uninsured people who need substance use or mental health treatment.
This publication gives stress prevention and management tips for dealing with the effects of trauma, mass violence, or terrorism; it lists tips to relieve stress, describes how to know when to seek professional help, and provides accompanying resources.
Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Traumatic Event: What To Expect in Your Personal, Family, Work, and Financial Life
This publication offers self-help tips for coping with the aftermath of trauma; it discusses the long-term impact of trauma, including personal uncertainties, family relationship changes, work disruptions, and financial concerns.
Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event: A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers
This publication helps parents and teachers recognize common reactions children of different age groups (preschool and early childhood to adolescence) experience after a disaster or traumatic event; it offers tips for how to respond in a helpful way and when to seek support.
This publication helps college students cope with the mental health effects in the aftermath of trauma; it explains normal reactions, emphasizes the importance of talking about feelings, and offers tips for coping.
Tips for College Students: After a Disaster or Other Trauma: R U A Survivor of a Disaster or Other Trauma?
This publication uses text-message shorthand to offer college students tips for coping after a disaster or other traumas; it describes ways students can cope with anxiety, fear, and sadness after a disaster or traumatic event, and includes resources for more information.
December 8, 2015
Register for this webinar and explore “how-to” examples from expansion and nonexpansion states targeting prevention, treatment, and recovery community-based organizations.
December 11, 2015
Webinar: Working Together With Native Communities To Support the Healing of Our Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families
Join this webinar for information on cultural beliefs, healing practices, and strategies for working with tribal leadership in rural communities. Presenters will outline available resources and discuss how to address and prevent behavioral health issues in tribal service members, veterans, and their families.