Aug 13, 2014
By: Paolo del Vecchio, M.S.W., Director, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The loss of someone to suicide affects family, friends, coworkers, and others in the community. Everyone can play a role in suicide prevention.
Tagged Suicide Prevention | Self-harm | Schools | Communities | Families | Help
Apr 16, 2014
By: Paolo Del Vecchio, M.S.W., Director, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
To highlight the importance of peer support, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is making it the national focus of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.
Tagged Youth | Families | Observances | Help
Feb 11, 2014
By: Tiffany Farchione M.D., Division of Psychiatry Products, Food and Drug Administration
FDA-approved labeling helps guide doctors’ treatment choices. However, when a medication has not been studied in children, there is no information in the FDA-approved label to guide prescribing for this age group. This can lead to what is known as “off-label” use of a prescription drug.
Tagged Treatment | Youth | Research | Depression | Families | Help | Mood Disorders | Anxiety Disorders