1. Juvenile Justice Reform in Connecticut: How Collaboration and Commitment Have Improved Public Safety and Outcomes for Youth

    Over the past two decades, a tremendous volume of new knowledge has emerged about causes of adolescent delinquency and the effective responses. Through research and policy experimentation, scholars and practitioners have proven that several new approaches significantly improve outcomes for youth who become involved in delinquency, thereby enhancing public safety and saving taxpayers’ money....
  2. Suicide Safe: Suicide Prevention App for Health Care Providers

    Suicide Safe, SAMHSA’s new suicide prevention app for mobile devices and optimized for tablets, helps providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and address suicide risk among their patients. Suicide Safe is a free app based on SAMHSA’s Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) card. SAMHSA’s Suicide Safe...
  3. Improving Access to Coverage for Children with Special Health Care Needs in the Face of Health Inequities

    This brief presents findings from interviews with family leadership organization staff in Colorado, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont about health insurance coverage and health care financing and the experiences of children with special health care needs (CSHCN), their families, and their communities. Topics include coverage and financing barriers...