Child & Adolescent Health
Child Trends Releases Policy Brief on Children's Mental Health
The Child Trends report Are the Children Well? summarizes current knowledge on children's mental health access and to mental health services. It offers a more-inclusive framework for understanding mental wellness, and provides recommendations to policymakers for improving the mental wellness of children and youth. To view the report, click here.
New Publication from the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics on Young Adults
The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics published America's Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014, a report on young adults in the United States, ages 18–24, in fulfillment of its commitment to understanding the challenges and opportunities facing children and families today. Findings highlight data trends and snapshots of the education, health and well-being of this population as they transition to adulthood. To view the full issue, click here.
Technical Assistance Tool from SAMHSA
A new technical assistance tool related to the mental health of young adults from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is available. Knowledge Network for Systems of Care TV (KSOC-TV) is a live, Web-based talk show that features compelling conversations between behavioral health experts, people with "lived experience" and leaders of organizations that focus on the mental health of children, youth, and families. To view the full tool, click here.