Highlights From the Monitoring the Future (MTF) Survey
Webinar: Responding to Individuals in Behavioral Health Crisis via Co-Responder Models: The Roles of Cities, Counties, Law Enforcement, and Providers
the model provides law enforcement with appropriate alternatives to arrest as they respond to individuals in crisis. This new resource brief details multiple co-responder models available to city and county leaders. It also provides information on the benefits of co-responder models; how to move forward.
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Bringing The Mental Health Conversation to NJ
The Task Force is seeking input on Youth Justice topics
The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is committed to ensuring the safety and health of the individuals we serve. This begins by ensuring that providers and caregivers have access to quality resources that can inform and educate them about health-related issues that can affect individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
This 2019 PowerPoint from NTACT is divided into parts by the roles that various people on the IEP team play.
DDD’s Timeline for Students Exiting School and Turning 21, commonly known as the Graduates Timeline, is now available. This timeline provides next steps for students who are turning 21, exiting the school system, and interested in accessing adult services through DDD.
Advisory: Mental and Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities (SAMHSA)
A new downloadable advisory from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Mental and Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
Publication ID: PEP19-02-00-002 Publication Date: 9/2019
Criteria for Selecting the Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2030 (National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine)
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health has charged the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to convene an ad hoc committee to assist in the development of Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) for Healthy People 2030. Download the free prepub PDF.
Homelessness has a grave impact on children. Statistics show children who experience homelessness are more likely to be placed in special education programs, repeat a grade, and become depressed, anxious, or suicidal. Nearly half of these children drop out of school at least once.
Guidance to States and School Systems on Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Issues in Schools
This guidance includes examples of approaches for mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) related treatment services in schools, and describes some of the Medicaid state plan benefits and other Medicaid authorities that states may use to cover mental health and SUD related treatment services.
The Revised Family Crisis Handbook: A Mental Health, Stabilization, and Wellness Toolkit is now available online, at no cost. This is an extremely valuable resource for individuals with disabilities who have a dual diagnosis, their families, and professional caregivers.
The Family Matters Website was created for families by the Family Support Coordinators located at the four Regional Early Intervention Collaboratives (REIC) in New Jersey.