Youth

National Survey of Children’s Health Fact Sheet

Health Resources and Services Administration, October 2018 Each year, the NSCH collects information on topics such as the presence of special health care needs, access to and utilization of health care, receipt of care in a medical home, family interactions, parental... read more

State Strategies to Meet the Needs of Young Children and Families Affected by the Opioid Crisis

National Academy for State Health Policy, September 2018 The opioid epidemic continues to have devastating consequences for children and families across the country, with growing social and financial implications for states. The estimated cost of the epidemic... read more

Digital Health Practices, Social Media Use, and Mental Well-Being Among Teens and Young Adults in the U.S.

Hopelab, 2018 This report presents the first set of descriptive findings from a nationally representative, probability-based survey of more than 1,300 U.S. teens and young adults, ages 14 to 22, conducted in February and March 2018. This initial report focuses on two... read more

Research Letter: Association of Cannabis Use With Adolescent Psychotic Symptoms

American Medical Association, June 2018 This research letter discusses cannabis use and adolescent psychotic symptoms. read more

DCYF – Child Victimization in Rhode Island Communities

State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup on behalf of Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals, May 2018 This data brief provides an overview of child victimization in Rhode Island and makes comparisons between Rhode... read more

BH Link

In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.

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