ACES Connection

ACEs Connection, an ever-growing social network, connects those who are implementing trauma-informed and resilience-building practices based on ACEs science. The network’s 40,000+ members share their best practices, while inspiring each other to grow the ACEs movement.

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Infographic created to share information about what adverse childhood experiences are, how prevalent they are and their impact.Web jpg

United Nations Youth Peer 2 Peer Handbook: Using peer to peer strategies for drug abuse prevention

In the field of drug abuse prevention amongst youth, another factor adds to the appropriateness of peer-to-peer communication. Since most youth, are by definition, not eligible to hold positions of power in their society, they find themselves, subject to authority. It is this power differential that makes communication between adults and youth difficult, and likewise, it is the equality in power status between youth, that makes peer based communication successful.

Voice Collective

London-based project that supports children and young people who hear voices, see visions, have other ‘unusual’ sensory experiences or beliefs. They also offer support for parents/families, and training for youth workers, social workers, mental health professionals and other supporters.

What Helps What Harms Maryland

What Helps What Harms Maryland was designed to infuse the youth and young adult voice into strategic policy actions and planning processes for systemic change in the state of Maryland through convening discussion groups and forums to learn about and make recommendations to address young adult peer needs.

You Are Not Alone

Community where teens and young adults struggling with mental health conditions can find a safe place to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope.

Young People in Recovery

Provides the training and networks all individuals, families, and communities need to recover and maximize their full potential.

Youth MOVE Montana

Advocates for youth rights in mental health, juvenile justice, education, child welfare, and the other systems that serve young people, while empowering them to be equal partners in the process of change.

School Resource Guide

Discusses and details a number of mental health issues, including information on how they impact academic performance and where to find help.

Substance Misuse Prevention for Young Adults-

This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent substance misuse among young adults. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.

SAMHSA School Suicide Prevention Toolkit

Assists high schools and school districts in designing and implementing strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health. The toolkit includes tools to implement a multifaceted suicide prevention program that responds to the needs and cultures of students.

Promoting Positive Mental Health in Rural Schools

Provides resources specific to addressing the unique mental health training and technical assistance needs of schools serving rural and remote communities. School administrators, faculty, and support staff are facing increasing pressure to respond to a host of unmet mental health needs of students in K-12 and higher education.

OK2TALK

Community where teens and young adults struggling with mental health conditions can find a safe place to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope.

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health Back to School Resources

– Returning to school safely during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a hot topic in the news and a priority for nearly every parent and caregiver we know. Whether your child will be returning to school in person, online or in a hybrid format – or if you don’t know yet – NFFCMH provides information and resources to help parents, children, youth and families prepare for the 2020-2021 school year.

Elevate Montana:

Movement dedicated to elevating the well-being and futures of our children  through awareness & actions based on ACEs and trauma-informed approaches to build resilience in children and families.

CDC Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have a tremendous impact on future violence victimization and perpetration, and lifelong health and opportunity. Working together, we can help create neighborhoods, communities, and a world in which every child can thrive.