A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
November 27, 2012 | Program Result Report
The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools conducted research and analysis to explore strategies to increase the number, quality, and sustainability of school mental health services and programs.
November 20, 2011 | Story
Projects in Boston and Minneapolis, Minn., provided special school-connected mental health services to help refugees and immigrants recover from trauma under Caring Across Communities: Addressing Mental Health Needs of Diverse Children and Youth.
March 1, 2005 | Journal Article
The present study explored amygdala hyperresponsivity for individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).
April 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in an urban primary care population is associated with a doubling of the number of hospitalizations and over twice the utilization of mental health resources. PTSD was not, however, associated with higher emergency department use or outpatient visits.
June 1, 2012 | Report
A key challenge in understanding state policies in children’s mental health is determining what problems the state is addressing and which populations will have priority. And it is not always easy to assess what the agenda is and which children will ...
June 8, 2012 | Journal Article
Findings from a thought leader dialogue outline important application in mental health and education research, with the aim to close the gap between research and practice.
November 21, 2011 | Program Result Report
Caring Across Communities: Addressing Mental Health Needs of Diverse Children and Youth brought school-connected mental health services to immigrants and refugees in 15 communities in eight states by developing model mental health programs.
February 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Project SHIFA is a school-based mental health promotion program for Somali youth. The project uses school environments and parents, teachers and primary care physicians to introduce youth to the mental health services available to them.
April 18, 2011 | Program Result Report
In 2004, the Brookline Community Mental Health Center and Brookline High School established the Brookline Resilient Youth Team. It provides counseling and academic help to high school students who are re-entering school after a personal emergency.
March 21, 2011 | Story
The development and expansion of school based mental health services and programs are often dependent on state and federal grant opportunities that are time-limited and categorical.