A key guiding principle of SAMHSA’s Healthy Transitions initiative is to promote continuity of care and opportunities for seamless transition from child- to adult-serving systems. This toolkit dives into key considerations for seamless transition across systems, including strategies and methods employed by states, tribes, and communities across the country.
People with Justice System Involvement
The article discusses community-based interventions that promote mental health and social equity. The authors offer information on strategies for incorporating effective interventions in early intervention, school-based initiatives, homeless and criminal justice services.
The Pathways website includes several publications of interest for engaging youth and young adults in mental health services and systems change. From one-pagers to toolkits, there is a variety of resources here.
Each family is unique, leaving its members to be the only ones to define it – in their way, from their culture and through their truth. For children and youth with mental health needs, the definition is often complicated by circumstances that propel their journey among various living arrangements. The following resources are provided to highlight the unique needs of today’s diverse families.
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