1. Principles of Substance Abuse Prevention for Early Childhood

    An online guide about interventions in early childhood that can help prevent drug use and other unhealthy behaviors was launched today by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). The guide offers research-based principles that affect a child’s self-control and overall mental health, starting during pregnancy through the eighth year...
  2. Helping People Connect to the Religious Congregations and Spiritual Groups of Their Choice: The Role of Peer Specialists

    The Temple Collaborative has published a monograph exploring the roles that peer specialists can play in helping the people they serve to connect to the mainstream religion congregations and spiritual groups of their choice. Part of a series of documents that explore the roles that peer specialists play promoting community inclusion...
  3. Behavioral Health Services for People Who Are Homeless

    This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) is for behavioral health service providers or program administrators who want to work more effectively with people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who need, or are currently in, substance abuse or mental health treatment. The TIP addresses treatment and prevention issues. Some...
  4. Signs of Suicide Shows Promise as a Middle School Suicide Prevention Program

    A study to evaluate the effects of the Signs of Suicide (SOS) program in middle schools found that, three months after completing the program, children who participated in SOS were significantly more knowledgeable about suicide and depression than children who had not participated in the program. Children who reported suicidal...