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Telehealth for Transition Age Youth and Young Adults

Pathways RTC, June 2020 Pathways has released a new tip sheet that provides initial guidance for protecting the emotional safety, privacy and welfare of transition-age youth and young adults while they are participating in virtual mental health care. This list,...

Health Information National Trends Survey Brief: E-Cigarettes

National Cancer Institute, June 2020 The latest HINTS Brief, titled “E-cigarette Perceptions and Experimentation Among US Adults”, [protect2.fireeye.com] examines e-cigarette perceptions and whether perceived harm and addictiveness are associated with trying...

The Opioid Crisis and the Black/African American Population: An Urgent Issue

SAMHSA, 2020 This newly released SAMHSA report presents data on the prevalence of opioid misuse and death rates in the Black/African American population; contextual factors and challenges to prevention and treatment; and innovative community-based strategies to...

Double Jeopardy: COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Disparities for Black and Latino Communities in the US

SAMHSA, 2020  This SAMHSA briefing looks at recent reports that indicate the current pandemic disproportionately impacts communities of color, compounding longstanding racial disparities. Click here to access this...

Trauma, Racism, Chronic Stress and the Health of Black Americans

Office of Behavioral Health Equity, June 3, 2020 Summary Findings: racism and associated trauma and violence contribute to mental health disorders, particularly depressions, anxiety and PTSD, and chronic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension,...