May 2014 - NWI | News from the Field

Advice on Benefits and Cost Sharing in Separate CHIP Programs

This report from the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute, Center for Children and Families, examines covered benefits, limitations, and premium and cost-sharing provisions in 2013 for 42 separate CHIP programs in 38 states...

A Guide to Funding K-12 Universal Prevention and Social and Emotional Learning Activities

This guide, published by The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, was designed to help school systems get funding for implementing prevention efforts...

Study on Parental Mental Health Focuses on Fathers

A new study in the journal Pediatrics showed that the rates of depression among fathers who did not live with their children was higher than non-fathers and fathers who did live with their children...

What are the Barriers to Mental Health Care for Young Latinos?

The National Council of La Raza blog recently featured a post by their deputy director of research...

TA Network Implementation Exchange Series: New Webinar Available

The TA Network has released a new webinar entitled: "Using Behavioral Health Disparities Impact Statements to Improve Services for Youth and Families." Learn about to address disparities and disproportionalities in behavioral health as well as how to create your own impact statements to drive organizational change...

News from SAMHSA

A recent news release from SAMHSA discusses new data that sheds light on the impact of behavioral health conditions and treatment on older adolescents and young adults...

Family Troubles and ADHD

New research demonstrates that children with ADHD are more likely to experience family troubles like divorce, poverty and abuse...

“Just Learning” – A New Report on Juvenile Justice Education Programs

This article discusses a new report about how juvenile justice education programs may actually be doing more harm than good...