SAMHSA Headlines: HHS and U.S. Department of Education Launch New Stop Bullying Website

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SAMHSA Headlines
www.samhsa.gov  •  1-877-SAMHSA-7 (1-877-726-4727) April 5, 2012

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News

HHS and U.S. Department of Education Launch New Stop Bullying Website

Enhanced site has new resources for children, parents, educators, and communities to take action to prevent and respond to bullying.


Tribal Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities Lead in Offering Community Outreach Services

New report shows 81 percent of substance abuse treatment facilities run by tribal governments provide outreach services.


Women on Probation or Parole More Likely To Experience Mental Illness

Study finds women in this category age 18–49 are nearly twice as likely to experience mental illness as other women.


Join the Heroes of Hope Flickr Challenge for National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

From April 2–May 31, youth across the country can upload a photo of their hero to Flickr using the tag, "Heroes of Hope."


United States Sees Downward Trend in Cocaine Use

Levels of cocaine use have dropped significantly in the past few years.

Upcoming Events

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APR

Public Workshop: Role of Naloxone in Opioid Overdose Fatality Prevention

Participate in a public discussion about the potential value of making naloxone more widely available outside of conventional medical settings.


15-17

APR

Conference: 42nd National Mental Health and Addictions Conference

Get tips and tools on streamlining business and clinical practices, improving treatment, engaging peers, and more. Location: Chicago, IL.


19-22

APR

Conference: 2012 Medical-Scientific Conference

Learn about recent innovations in substance abuse treatment and how to integrate them into practice. Location: Atlanta, GA.


17-19

JUL

Conference: 5th National Conference on Behavioral Health for Women and Girls

Participate in a dialogue about mental health and substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery for women and girls. Location: San Diego, CA.


15-17

AUG

Conference: National Conference on Tobacco or Health

Learn practical ways to improve tobacco control programs and activities, as well as how to revitalize the commitment to tobacco control. Location: Kansas City, MO.

Resources

Responsible Health IT; Balancing Privacy and Progress in Behavioral Health  

SAMHSA News—Responsible Health IT: Balancing Privacy and Progress in Behavioral Health

Information and Resource Kit: Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations

Videos: SAMHSA's Prevention Day, Voices of Prevention

Prevention and Recovery: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention for Tribal Communities

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