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.
Culturally Responsive Practices
This brief is written for education agency leadership, school administrators, and school mental health staff who are involved in driving the implementation of evidence-based and innovative practices. The purpose of this brief is to explain implementation science principles and processes practical guidance, and how they support school mental health efforts. It also provides practical guidance for improving the use of research evidence surrounding social, emotional, and behavioral interventions in schools.
A comprehensive guide for enhancing organizational equity through the lens of the national standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (CLAS). Information is categorized by the individual CLAS Standard, and provides a variety of resources based on population demographics.
The guide provides an overview of the importance of family and community supports for children who identify as LGBT. It also discusses the health risks and disparities that exist among this population. Resources and tips are provided for family members and the practitioners who are working with these families.
The blog sheds light on the impact that COVID-19, and the associated inequities related to access to care, has on communities of color. The blog offers advice for behavioral health practitioners, through the interview with Yolo Akili Robinson, who is the Executive Director and Founder of Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM).