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  1. Mental Health Inequalities among Gay and Bisexual Men

    Young gay and bisexual men may be much more likely to attempt suicide or harm themselves than their older counterparts, and blacks are at greater risk than whites, British researchers report. “We know minority groups are at higher risk of poor mental health than the heterosexual majority, however the mental...
  2. The Importance of Treating for Trauma in Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

    Research over the past several decades has established that youth exposure to violence is a widespread and significant problem. This is particularly true for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, as research has shown that up to 90 percent of these youth have histories of violence exposure, with many...
  3. Mental Health Disparities Among Transgender Youth

    About 41 percent of young transgender women had one or more mental health or substance dependence diagnoses and nearly 1 in 5 had two or more psychiatric diagnoses in a study of participants enrolled in a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention intervention trial, according to an article published online by...
  4. Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction: Facts for Families and Friends (Cambodian/Khmer Version)

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has developed a Cambodian/Khmer-language publication for information about medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction. It describes prescribed opioid medications, their proper use and side effects, withdrawal symptoms and how medications fit with counseling in the recovery process. Population of focus: Asian Americans Links...
  5. Open Hearts, Open Minds: An Accomplishments Report of the Pacific Island Task Force

    Following the Tour and Regional Summit, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI), which is housed within the Department of Education, in collaboration with the Office of Insular Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior, launched the Pacific Island Task Force to better address the...