Behavioral health resource library

In response to the rising wave of mental health needs of our students due to the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting education and daily life, the Foundation seeks to improve and expand behavioral health capacity across the sector.  

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Funding for this program is sponsored by the New York State Health Foundation and the New York Community Trust.

Supporting Students, Staff, Families, and Communities Impacted by Violence

The National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) compiled the following list of websites and free resources to help support youth, families, schools, and communities impacted by violence.

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Urgent. Related. Preventable.

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), overdose, and suicide are urgent, related, public health challenges that have consequences for us all. This resource provides resources on understanding ACEs, overdoses, and suicidal ideation.

Trauma ScreenTIME Training

Trauma screening is a crucial first step towards connecting children and families who have experienced trauma with support and appropriate services. Screening can also facilitate engagement with children and families to discuss trauma in a supportive and helpful way. 

Mental Health Association of New York's (MHANY) Upcoming Events and Webinars

As part of May's Mental Health Awareness Month 2022, MHANYS is offering a series of free webinars that are open to everyone.

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Family Education Webinar Series

-School Mental Health Resource Training Center

The School Mental Health Resource & Training Center provides monthly educational webinars for families and caregivers. Join them live to ask questions, or watch from our complete list of recorded webinars on their website above.

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Resources for families and caregivers

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Research on Behavioral Health trends in children

Five-Year Trends in US Children’s Health and Well-being, 2016-2020 -JAMA Pediatrics

The study found that between 2016 and 2020, there were significant increases in children’s diagnosed anxiety and depression, decreases in physical activity, and decreases in caregiver mental and emotional well-being and coping with parenting demands.

As Teen Mental Health Worsens, Schools Learn How to Help


This article gives an overview of the growing mental health crisis among children and youth, and provides information on mental health training programs, such as Mental Health First Aid, For SBHCs, this resource can be used in its entirety or extrapolated for Talking Points and statistics when receiving buy-ins from School Community.

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