Mental Health

This is Sex with Lisa Ling

CNN, 2017 This is Sex with Lisa Ling is an exclusive three-part video series exploring the taboos around sex in America and the ways in which sexuality has been stigmatized, policed and politicized — from the criminalization of HIV positive individuals, to the... read more

Examination of Cumulative Effects of Early Adolescent Depression on Cannabis and Alcohol Use Disorder in Late Adolescence in a Community-Based Cohort

Addiction, 2017 This report discusses the prospective cohort study conducted by University of Washington researchers. It focuses on the link between depression in adolescence and likelihood of cannabis use disorder and alcohol use disorder. read more

Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach for Youth across Service Sectors

Find Youth Info This brief is based on a webinar, Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach for Youth Across Service Sectors, held Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The webinar was sponsored by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), a collaboration of 18 Federal... read more

Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma

Children’s Bureau/Child Welfare Information Gateway, November 2014 This factsheet discusses the nature of trauma, its effects on children and youth, and ways to help your child. By increasing your understanding of trauma, you can help support your child’s... read more

Trauma Among Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: Critical Issues and New Directions

National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, June 2007 Child traumatic stress occurs when children and adolescents are exposed to traumatic events or situations, and this exposure overwhelms their ability to cope with what they have experienced. For youth... read more

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