|Reports and Resources|
New Report on Prevalence of Teen Dating Violence
A recent study that used data from a national CDC survey found that more than one in three teens had experienced dating violence.
National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2013 Short Report
This report discusses the prevalence of mental health and other related challenges among children and youth in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems, as well as trauma-informed SAMHSA programs, services, and initiatives that support their recovery and resilience.
SNAP: Clarification of Policies Barriers Facing Homeless Youth
This document clarifies eligibility requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to ensure that homeless youth, and other vulnerable populations, have access to the food they need.
OJJDP Family Listening Sessions: Executive Summary
This report provides a summary of the experiences and recommendations for reform offered during four listening sessions with families and youth with direct experience with the juvenile justice system at local and state levels.
10 Beyond the Point in Time (PIT) Count: Connecting With Youth
This blog entry details how Philadelphia added additional housing-related questions in the Youth Risk Behavior Survey to supplement its PIT count of homeless youth.
Bullying and Suicide: A Public Health Approach
This online supplement from the Journal of Adolescent Health reports on the findings of an expert panel convened by the CDC to better understand the link between bullying and suicide-related behaviors.
Did you know?
Did you know that multiple federal agencies have created evidence-based registries or lists that provide information about programs and their effectiveness? Check out the directories and resources offered by the Departments of Education, Health & Human Services, and Justice and learn more about selecting a program that meets your needs.