This 2017 Report to Congress presents a data-based summary of the outcomes of various programs funded by the Children’s Mental Health Initiative (CMHI). The SAMHSA-authored document finds that CMHI grantees are using evidence-based practices that result in improvements in mental health and functional status at home, in school, and in the community for the children, youth, young adults and families being served.
Funding & Financing
The NTTAC Equity Team brings 5 Things to know and resources about supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leaders in the system of care. Topics include hiring and promoting diverse staff, resisting tokenism, funding DEI initiatives, and providing unwavering support for these employees.
This five-part video series offers tips on sustaining a youth program, including startup, brainstorming, engagement, funding, and partnership.
Sample finance plan and evaluation report for a System of Care. This project is designed to address the needs of young children across jurisdictions and to develop a seamless SOC that includes a coordinated, accessible array of effective home- and community-based services that are culturally and linguistically responsive and individualized to the strengths and needs of Southern Maryland families.
This set of four issue briefs highlights the lessons learned and implications for the mental health field from the first funded sites of the Healthy Transitions Initiative. The items explored in these briefs remain relevant today for anyone working to bridge youth and adult mental health and resiliency services.