Caring for Every Child's Mental Health

Background Materials and Resources

To assist with your Awareness Day activities, SAMHSA has collected background materials and resources from national organizations and federal agencies addressing early childhood and trauma, issues related to young adults, and data on children's mental health.

Early Childhood and Trauma Resources

Find resources on subjects like challenging behavior, cultural and linguistic competency, art therapy, military families, early childhood systems of care, and several in-depth resources related to trauma.

Get early childhood and trauma resources.

Young Adult Resources

Find resources for young adults, friends and family, and professionals and providers working with young adults, including information on health behaviors, risks, and access to services.

Get young adult resources.

Data on Children's Mental Health and Trauma

Find current studies, charts, and data on the impact of trauma on the mental health of children, adolescents, and young adults.

Get data on children's mental health and trauma.

Other Background Materials and Resources

Find more information on mental health issues for children, youth, and their families through tip sheets, short reports, annual reports to Congress, and other resources.

Get other background materials and resources.

The ECCO Recognition Program

The Excellence in Community Communications and Outreach (ECCO) Recognition Program showcases and celebrates the outstanding achievements of grantees.

Learn more about the ECCO Program.

Last Updated: 07/01/2014