SAMHSA provides an overview of core competencies needed for Peer Support staff to be successful in their roles. The competencies have been placed into 12 categories, which encompass the principles of recovery-oriented, person-centered, voluntary, relationship-focused and trauma-informed care.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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 goal of this guide is to provide interventions to treat for suicidal ideation, self-harm, and suicide attempts among youth. It provides research on implementation and examples of the ways that these recommendations can be implemented.