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Reviews each state’ s early childhood regulations and any other policies associated with these regulations.
Provides a list of websites containing information on specific evidence-based practices to prevent and/or treat mental and substance use disorders. The guide is organized by area including substance abuse prevention, substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, and prevention of mental health disorders. 
Houses a plethora of resources such as assessment tools, an organizational matrix sample, 10 Critical Factors which can be utilized for advancing school mental health. Developed as part of a CDC-funded project completed in collaboration with the National Assembly on School Based Health Care.
Reviews the definition of 'Youth-Guided,' that was developed by Youth M.O.V.E. National, in conjunction with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Includes statements from several national organizations representing school leadership and student support services provides a framework supported by educators for improving school safety and increasing access to mental health supports for children and youth.
Provides information on levels of evidence for interventions for children’s mental health disorders, as well as references. 
Aids to encourage and support building systems of community schools by distilling key lessons and recommending actions based on successful practice. Houses a plethora of reports and guides, as well as tool kits which can be used to plan, implement, and sustain community schools strategies. 
Examines six factors related to the ability of a comprehensive community initiative to generate community-level outcomes and sustain them over time.  The six factors include: having a single broker or entity that holds the vision of the change effort; clearly defined roles; alignment among interventions, resources, and geography; meaningful community engagement; competent leadership and staff; and strategic, cross-level relationships.
Aids in preventing mental, emotional and behavioral disorder among young people, this policy brief is one in a series of three with highlights from the Institute of Medicine report. 
Houses research on different programs, products, practices, and policies in education. The Institute for Education Sciences focuses on the results from high-quality research while providing educators with the information they need to make evidence-based decisions.
Discusses the impact of bias-based bullying and violence in schools and helps schools to better meet the needs of sexual minority youth and children with sexual minority parents/guardians by providing resources to schools, skill-based training for educators, and more. 
Provides an introduction of preventive interventions to help assure the health of the population. This PowerPoint presentation focuses on increasing realization that the majority of resources in the health care system are spent on treatment of disorders rather on than the prevention of them.
Provides a multitude of resources regarding training in improving services and supports for children, adolescents, and young adults with or at risk for mental health challenges and their families
Assists to identify and disseminate evidence-based prevention and intervention programs that are effective in reducing antisocial behavior and promoting a healthy course of youth development.  
Provides training, policy, and development services to help American Indian children grow up safe, healthy, and spiritually strong.  Offers free downloads of research and publications and many other resources for an additional fee or for members only.
Provides system of care communities with information on developing sustainable school mental health programs. The series focuses on strategies to consider in working with community mental health agencies, both public and private, and provides options for consideration in building school mental health programs that serve children and youth with serious mental health needs.
Guides community planners, agency directors, and school administrators. The goal of this paper is to empower communities to consider initiating a C-U partnership as a mechanism for advancing school mental health programming. 
Houses a plethora of articles, publications, podcasts and other tools on topics like Cultural Competence, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning Youth, Permanent Connections, Positive Youth Development, Relationship Violence and Sexual Exploitation, Runaway and Homeless Youth, and Well-Being.
Provides simple checklists to guide each agency in: (1) defining their data collection and sharing goals; (2) defining the population they will track; (3) assessing their current and desired information-sharing; and (4) assessing their current and desired data collection.
Guides schools, juvenile justice agencies, law enforcement, mental health providers, and other community organizations to work in partnership addressing issues such as healthy childhood development, substance abuse and violence prevention, and mental health promotion.