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  1. Coming Out As You: The Guide

    The Trevor Project has released a resource to help young people think through the decision to come out, be a straight ally to a friend, or, as the guide is titled, just plain “Coming Out As You.” Read the opening description here and then visit the Trevor Project website to...
  2. Better Solutions for Youth with Mental Health Needs in the Juvenile Justice System

    The Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change has released “Better Solutions for Youth with Mental Health Needs in the Juvenile Justice System.” This report focuses on effective responses to youth with mental health needs in the juvenile justice system. Based on research, as many as 70 percent of...
  3. A Survey of LGBT Americans: Attitudes, Experiences and Values in Changing Times

    An overwhelming share of America’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults (92%) say society has become more accepting of them in the past decade and an equal number expect it to grow even more accepting in the decade ahead. They attribute the changes to a variety of factors, from people...
  4. Using Evidence Informed Principles in Juvenile Justice: Lowering Recidivism, Reducing Secure Detention and Promoting Positive Youth Development

    This webinar showcased concrete examples of how state level programs are helping to improve outcomes within state level juvenile justice systems and the populations they serve. This webinar looked at how policy changes related to status offenders have impacted secure detention and how evidence driven approaches to juvenile justice can...
  5. Behavioral Health Barometer United States, 2013

    This is the first edition of the Behavioral Health Barometer: United States, one of a series of State and national reports that provide a snapshot of the state of behavioral health in the Nation. This national report presents a set of substance use and mental health indicators as measured through...