RSS SAMHSA Blog

  • Guarding our Military’s Behavioral Health
    SAMHSA is a proud partner of the National Guard’s Guard Your Health readiness campaign. This month we are pleased to highlight services and support for prevention of substance misuse. The stress of combat, deployment, frequent moves, or separation from family and friends puts service members at a higher risk for heavy drinking, tobacco use, and […]
  • New Guide for Providing a Trauma-Informed Approach in Human Services
    We’re very pleased to announce that the Administration for Children and Families, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Administration for Community Living and the Offices of the Assistant Secretary for Health and the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at HHS have developed a “Guide to Trauma-Informed Human Services.”  The Guide is […]

RSS Children's Mental Health Network Blog

  • DeVos confirmed by Senate as Education Secretary February 10, 2017
    ~ Plenty of issues for advocates to focus on! ~  Last week the Children's Mental Health Network joined forces with the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law and other advocacy groups to share our concern with the Senate HELP Committee about the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education. As you know, DeVos' nomination […]
  • Polarizing HHS Nominee Confirmed by Senate on Party-Line Vote February 10, 2017
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/video/c/embed/9e84bdee-b5f1-11e6-939c-91749443c5e5 A polarized Senate voted early Friday morning to confirm Tom Price, the conservative Georgia congressman who has been one of Congress’s most vehement opponents of the Affordable Care Act, as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. The 52-47 vote made Price the latest in a series of controversial Cabinet nominees whom […]