SAMHSA Resources on Mass Violence and Disasters

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-10-05

In wake of the tragedy in Las Vegas, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released resources on mass violence and disasters to aid people in the aftermath. Helpful resources include the following: 

CDC’s Review to Action Website Promotes Range of Resources to Support Maternal Mortality Review Committees

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-06-19

The CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health has released the Review to Action website. This website promotes the state-based maternal mortality review process as “the best way to measure and reduce pregnancy-related deaths”. While serving as a resource for best practices in maternal mortality review, the website also supports the translation of findings into action.

Resources to Address Junk Food Marketing Within Schools

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-06-05

Voices for Healthy Kids and Center for Science in the Public Interest have released two new resources to address junk food marketing practices within schools.

New CDC Resources for Managing Chronic Health Conditions in Schools

Published Date: 
Fri, 2017-05-12

The daily challenges that many U.S. children and adolescents face when managing chronic health conditions in schools remains as a public health issue today. To address this issue, CDC has conducted research and developed strategies to aid students in completing each day at school safely, and ready to learn. The CDC Healthy Schools webpage has been updated with new resources that focus on evidence-based strategies for schools to use for the management of chronic health conditions.  These resources include the following:

Congenital Syphilis Resources

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-05-03

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and March of Dimes have developed congenital syphilis resources. These resources include:

Medicaid Prevention Pathways Toolkit

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-04-06

Nemours has just released a new toolkit titled Medicaid Prevention Pathways. This toolkit, designed for state Medicaid officials and managed ca

New Resources From CDC’s National Tobacco Control Program

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-04-03

The CDC's National Tobacco Control Program has published a series of resources, including state fact sheets that present the most recent nationally representative data avai

Substance Use Cost Calculator for Employers

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-04-03

The National Safety Council and Shatterproof have collaborated with NORC at the University of Chicago to design The Real Cost of Substance Use to Employers


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