1. The Affordable Care Act: Goals and Mechanisms — Implications of the Affordable Care Act on MCH Populations and Public Health Services

    The Affordable Care Act: Goals and Mechanisms — Implications of the Affordable Care Act on MCH Populations and Public Health Services examines aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its potential to improve the health of families, children, adolescents, and women. This volume of Healthy Generations was produced by...
  2. KIDS COUNT 2013 Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being

    The KIDS COUNT Data Book features the latest data on child well-being for every state, the District of Columbia and the nation. This information is available in the newly redesigned KIDS COUNT Data Center, which also contains the most recent national, state and local data on hundreds of measures of...
  3. Behavioral Health United States 2012

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) publication, Behavioral Health, United States, 2012 provides in-depth information regarding the current status of the mental health and substance abuse field. It includes behavioral health statistics at the national and State levels from 40 different data sources. The report includes three...
  4. Group Motivational Interviewing Can Help Teens Make Healthy Choices

    Group motivational interviewing is a guided therapeutic approach that helps people think about their motivations for behavior and their commitment to change. It is an excellent fit for adolescents, because it engages them about their personal experiences while eliciting ideas about how they can change and make healthy choices. The...