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Familia Adelante - a New Latino Evidenced Based Prevention Program

Program Overview 

We would like to take this time to introduce you to an exciting new evidence-based youth development program for academically challenged and at-risk children ages 11 to 14 and their families. Familia Adelante is an evidence-based system for conducting outreach, assessment,and curriculum based youth development services.

Read more ..., A Patient-powered Network to Study Mood Disorders, the first patient-powered research network for mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), launched its website today. Based at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, the MoodNetwork will bring together at least 50,000 participants who have experienced mood disorders to collaborate with researchers and clinicians. Participants in the MoodNetwork will have the opportunity to track their progress, share information, ask each other and experts questions, evaluate the effectiveness of treatments and set priorities for research studies.

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You Make SAMHSA Rock!

By: Pamela S. Hyde, J.D., Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

After almost six years of working with SAMHSA and with all of you, I am resigning from the position of SAMHSA Administrator, effective August 22, 2015. As I contemplate leaving, I want to tell all of you how much SAMHSA’s work means to me and to the nation.

Read Pamela's complete statement 

NCLR 2015 Fall Regional Convenings

We want to remind you about the upcoming Fall Regional Convenings, as shared with you through the Far West Regional Digest in April and during the NCLR Annual Conference. On behalf of your Affiliate Council representatives, we ask that you mark your calendars and plan to join us for the 2015 Far West and Midwest Fall Regional Convening to be held on October 15-16 in Albuquerque, NM.  Click here to register today!

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National Minority Mental Health Month Twitter Storm

Mark your calendar! On July 29, 2015 from 2-3pm ET, HHS Office of Minority Health and SAMHSA will host a National Minority Mental Health Month Twitter chat (#MMHMchat). The conversation will be focused on reducing mental health disparities within racially and ethnically diverse communities. Discussion topics include:

  • Strategies to help promote mental health in diverse communities.
  • Effective practices to help reduce behavioral health disparities in racial and ethnic minority populations.
  • Cultural perspectives on mental health.
  • Resources that have been helpful in addressing and reducing minority mental health disparities.

Use #MMHMchat in your tweets and follow @MinorityHealth and @SAMHSAgov to join the discussion. Stay connected throughout National Minority Mental Health Month by following & using #MMHM2015. Share a photo, video, or story with the hashtag #MMHM2015 to let others know how you are getting involved.

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2018-2019 Scholarship Application

The Josie Torralba Romero (JTR) Scholarship Fund seeks to honor its namesake, who was the first President and one of the founders of the National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA) by providing academic scholarships to Latino students interested in pursuing a college degree in behavioral health related academic areas.

Scholarship Application