1. Sesame Street in Communities: Bilingual Multimedia Tools

    The Sesame Street in Communities website has hundreds of bilingual multimedia tools to help families enrich and expand their knowledge during a child’s early years from birth through age 6. There are many resources available for community providers, such as Coping with Incarceration, Helping Kids Grieve, and Autism, that use...
  2. Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs, and Practices

    This technical package represents a select group of strategies based on the best available evidence to help communities and states sharpen their focus on prevention activities with the greatest potential to prevent suicide. These strategies include: strengthening economic supports; strengthening access and delivery of suicide care; creating protective environments; promoting connectedness; teaching coping...
  3. Training Tool Box for Addressing the Gender-Specific Service Needs of Women with Substance Use Disorders

    SAMHSA’s Training Tool Box for Addressing the Gender-Specific Service Needs of Women with Substance Use Disorders serves as a launching board that trainers/presenters can use to develop informative, evidence-based trainings on serving women with substance use disorders (SUDs). This Tool Box enables clinical supervisors, program directors, and advocates to customize...
  4. Positive Youth Development in Juvenile Facilities Toolkit

    The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) has developed a Positive Youth Development Toolkit. This resource is designed to help agencies, organizations, and stakeholders improve services, programs, and outcomes for youth involved in the juvenile justice system. The toolkit is based on recommendations shared at the 2015 CJCA Leadership Institute...
  5. Hope Squad: School-Based Peer Advocate Program To Prevent Suicide

    Hope Squad® is a school-based peer support program that empowers selected students to take action to improve the school environment. Hope Squad members are trained to recognize if they or their peers are at risk for suicide as well as how to encourage peers to seek help from a trusted...
  6. Familias Unidas: Parent-Centered Prevention of Risky Behaviors Among Hispanic Youth

    Familias Unidas™ Preventive Intervention is a multilevel family-based intervention designed to prevent problem behaviors in Hispanic adolescents. The program engages Hispanic immigrant parents in an empowerment process in which they first build a strong parent-support network and then use the network to increase knowledge of culturally relevant parenting, strengthen parenting...
  7. After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools

    This toolkit is designed to assist schools in the aftermath of a suicide (or other death) in the school community. Developed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), in consultation with a diverse group of national experts, including school-based personnel, clinicians, researchers,...