1. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Treatment Services Locator

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides an on-line directory for locating drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs, and mental health treatment facilities and programs. The Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator lists private and public facilities that are licensed, certified, or otherwise approved for inclusion by their...
  2. Empowering our Spirits Tribal Suicide Prevention Initiative

    NNEDLearn 2012 Training Track: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training The Empowering Our Spirits Program is a comprehensive, integrated, three-tiered prevention approach to decrease Apache youth suicidal behavior (death, attempts, ideation) by promoting protective factors and reducing risk factors on a community, family and individual level. Population of focus Native American youth...
  3. Latino Multifamily Group (Latino MFG) Program

    NNED Community of Practice: Latino Multifamily Group (Latino MFG) Program The Latino Multifamily Group (Latino MFG) program facilitates the involvement of Spanish-speaking Latino families in mental health services for their ill family members. Based on the Multifamily Group program first developed by Dr. William McFarlane and widely validated, the Latino MFG...
  4. Coalition for a Drug Free Hawaii

    The Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii (CDFH) provides innovative services that help keep Hawaii’s children and families healthy, strong, and resilient against drug and alcohol abuse. Formed in 1987 out of a spirit of business and community concern, CDFH is a highly regarded leader in the substance abuse prevention field....
  5. Things People Never Told Me: When You Start Living on Your Own from Foster Care

    This compilation of suggestions about finances, health care, employment, and relationships from foster youth transitioning to adulthood is aimed at equipping other youth leaving foster care with the necessary tools to become independent and successful adults. Population of focus: Youth in foster care Link to resource: http://www.pathwaysrtc.pdx.edu/pdf/proj2-ThingsNoOneToldMe.pdf Organization: Center for Pathways to...
  6. Austin LGBT police officers release “It Gets Better” video

    The Austin Lesbian and Gay Police Officers Association unveiled its own version of the “It Gets Better” viral video. The video features sworn and civilian Austin Police Department employees sharing their personal LGBT stories and experiences. Police Chief Art Acevedo also shared a message of support. “Being a gay woman growing...
  7. Transgender and Gender Identity Respect Campaign

    The District of Columbia Office of Human Rights (OHR) has launched a Transgender and Gender Identity Respect Campaign that advocates are calling the first government-funded campaign focused exclusively on the betterment of transgender and gender non-conforming people. Developed at the DC OHR in close consultation with transgender advocates and community members,...